Shane Fitzpatrick joined First Data in May 2015 and serves as Head of Global Business Solutions (GBS) for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). First Data’s GBS operations support 6 million merchant clients around the world with the products, services and the solutions they need to grow their business.
In EMEA, Shane is responsible for client and partner relationships including successful joint ventures with Lloyds Banking Group, ABN AMRO and Allied Irish Bank, as well as the strategic advancement of First Data’s presence in this region, both in terms of geographic reach and depth and breadth of solution offerings.
A native of Dublin, Shane is a prominent European industry expert and a highly regarded leader with over 20 years’ experience in the payments industry. Prior to joining First Data, Shane served as Chairman of the Board and President / Managing Director for Chase Paymentech Europe Limited. He was also CEO and Managing Partner of Zenith Finance and previous to that he held a number of board and senior management positions with AOL Time Warner and the Aer Lingus Group.
Speaker at Money20/20 Europe 2016