PPRO Group, the cross-border e-payment specialist, today announces the appointment of John Fernandez, Senior Legal Counsel as Chairman of the Electronic Money Association (EMA). This appointment gives PPRO Group a prestigious position within the industry representative body, comprised of over fifty participants including the likes of PayPal, Skrill, Worldpay and Google Payments.
The EMA is Europe’s premier trade body representing Fintech companies, e-money institutions and other innovative payment service providers. The EMA represents the views and interests of its members in dialogue with government, public bodies and customer organisations.
In his role as Chairman, John Fernandez will support the EMA in coordinating its efforts with industry to ensure its collective interests are represented regarding the introduction of new payments related laws and regulations within the EU. John also acts as an independent contact point should members wish to raise any specific matters with the EMA.
John Fernandez says: “I am honored to have been nominated and appointed as Chairman of the EMA on behalf of PPRO Group. PPRO has been a longstanding member of the EMA and this nomination reflects the continued growth and success of PPRO Group and the value the industry places on our participation.”