Chief Executive Officer Simon has led PPRO through a period of growth which has seen the company attract investment from industry giants such as PayPal and acquire Latin American payments specialist allpago to become one of the leaders of the digital-payments revolution. Simon joined PPRO as CEO in March 2015 following a decade with Sage Group PLC. As CEO at Sage Pay, Simon steered the company through a period of dramatic growth to become the UK’s biggest payment gateway for SMEs. He also led the creation of Sage One, the leading online accounting and payroll application. In his early career, he founded a marketing software start-up as well as holding senior strategy and brand consulting roles both in the USA and in the UK.