Global Processing Services appoints Cameron Cox as its inaugural CTO

Joanne Dewar, Chief Executive Officer at GPS

Global Processing Services (GPS), a payment tech platform, announced the appointment of Cameron Cox as Chief Transformation Officer (CTO). In this newly created role, Cameron will shape GPS’ strategic integrated payments business initiatives to capture new international growth opportunities. Based in London, Cameron sits on GPS’ global executive committee.

What is Cameron’s industry expertise?

Cameron has spent over three decades helping financial services businesses scale and innovate with a unique blend of cross-functional and technical expertise, in addition to corporate leadership to support technology-driven strategic transformation initiatives across multiple sectors including Payments, Banking, Technology & Consulting. Prior to joining GPS, Cameron was Head of Technology Transformation & Global Chief of Staff at Worldpay.

Joanne Dewar, CEO, GPS, said: “We welcome Cameron to our senior leadership team. With a proven track record in leading high-performing global teams, and a strong background in transformation, Cameron is ideally placed to spearhead our global strategic transformation initiatives that will take us through the next phase of accelerated growth as a company.”

What are Cameron’s thoughts on the new position?

“I’m excited and energised to take on the newly created role of Chief Transformation Officer at GPS. GPS is the trusted issuer processing technology partner for global banks, fintech unicorns, and fast-growing start-ups in almost 50 countries. Which is astonishing and incredible for such a young company,” said Cameron Cox, Chief Transformation Officer, GPS.

“We live in a highly agile, fast-paced world that is transitioning quickly to digital across everything we do. GPS understands the entrepreneurial and transformative mind-set of its clients who are responding quickly to rapidly changing consumer expectations. I look forward to bringing my experience from leading transformative businesses to GPS as we accelerate our investment in new future-focused tech and introduce GPS to more clients worldwide.”

In January 2022, GPS announced a capital injection of over $400m, providing GPS with a bench of experienced global growth investors including Advent International – through Advent Tech and affiliate Sunley House Capital – Viking Global InvestorsTeasek the investment firm headquartered in Singapore; and MissionOG, a US-based growth equity firm. In March 2022, GPS announced Mastercard had also made a strategic investment into the company.

GPS is investing strongly in its award-winning API-first payment technology platform, upgrading its infrastructure and diversifying its capabilities, with an eye on new and fast-growing verticals where adoption continues to rise, including digital banks, crypto, BNPL, open banking and cross border payments, and is expanding its international footprint worldwide.