With COO, Rich Tanksley, leaving SimplePay to join Pulse Nigeria, SimplePay has added a new senior International team from Geneva as vice presidents to work on products, finance and development.

Their details have been released in an information made available to TechCabal. They are:


Pierre-Alain Masson (Vice President Finance)

He is co-founder of Seedstars, a Swiss based global company builder and investment company. Started his first company at the age of 20, he has since then he has been a serial entrepreneur launching multi-million dollars companies. He has advised over five hundred entrepreneurs from developed and emerging markets.


Benjamin Benaim (Vice President Products)

Also a co-founder at Seedstars, Benjamin started his career at age 21 with McKinsey, a management consulting firm. He joined the CEO and founder of to turnaround the company. Not long after that, he co-founded Seedstars.


Luis Rodrigues (Head of the SimplePay Development team)

Currently the CTO at Seedstars South Africa, he is in charge of technology development across the group. Before joining Seedstars he was a software engineer working for the ATLAS experiment at CERN, one of the top research institutions in the world, in Geneva.


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