Simon Black

Simon Black, CEO

Position: Chief Executive Officer
Joined: 2015

Over his six years with us, Simon has made a name for PPRO as the go-to provider of local payments infrastructure. Under his leadership, we’ve attracted investment from industry giants such as PayPal and acquired Latin American payments specialist allpago.

Simon joined us in March 2015 following a decade with Sage Group. At Sage Group, Simon steered the company through a period of dramatic growth, helping them become the UK’s biggest payment gateway for SMEs. There, he also led the creation of Sage One, the leading online accounting and payroll application. In his early career, Simon founded a marketing software start-up and held senior strategy and consulting roles across the US and the UK.