Jul 4, 2016
Taxamo is delighted to announce that Marc O’Brien joined as Chief Commercial Officer on 1 July 2016.
Marc will lead the commercial strategy for engagement with partners and enterprise clients. He will also lead the creation of a global sales organisation to support sales rollout to the million plus digital goods businesses across 40 countries in 2016 and circa 100 countries in 2017.
Previously Marc has held a series of executive roles including Managing Director of Visa UK where he was responsible for strategic management of Visa’s business the second largest market for Visa globally after US, as well as Ireland and Global Clients. He led a step change in all top line metrics over five years including revenue growth from €250 million to €700 million per annum increasing the value of the franchise from €3billion to €9billion.
Marc has held a variety of global roles including Managing Director of Visa in the Nordics and was until recently a Senior Partner at Capco leading their payments and fintech practice covering retail and institutional payments and working with clients on PSD2, Alternative & Instant Payments, Blockchain, Mobile and Challenger Banking.
Outside of senior corporate roles Marc is advisor to a series of fintech and regtech businesses including a blockchain proposition for the music industry and a consumer fx proposition. In particular, focusing on series X fund-raising, sales, marketing, partner development, PR, go-to-market, recruitment, governance, and scale-up.