Contis, a leading provider of end-to-end banking, payments and processing solutions in the UK and Europe, is pleased to announce the appointment of Flavia Alzetta as Chief Executive Officer.
Flavia, who joined the business in June, brings with her over 25 years of blue-chip leadership and financial services experience including 14 years at American Express where she held the positions of General Manager of its Merchant Business in Italy and Vice President of its European B2B business. Prior to joining Contis, Flavia was at Kuoni, where she was Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the GTA business.
Contis has invested significantly in developing a market-leading proprietary banking and payments platform, capable of delivering a broad range of financial products and solutions to consumers and businesses.
Through its white label capabilities, the business is taking advantage of the rapidly growing alternative banking and fintech market, allowing partners to access an end-to-end, real time processing solution that reduces reliance on multiple providers across the payments ecosystem to deliver unrivalled reliability, security and functionality.
Flavia will play a key role in executing the next phase of the business’ ambitious growth strategy, comprising continued product innovation and market expansion. She joins a highly talented senior management team, drawing on valuable experience from the likes of Amazon, Payzone, TSYS and GE Capital.
Commenting on the appointment, Peter Cox, Executive Chairman of Contis said:
“I am delighted to welcome Flavia to Contis. Her experience and proven leadership abilities will be instrumental in enabling the business to expand in both the UK and Europe and to deliver on its exciting potential. I look forward to working with Flavia to deliver on our ambitious growth plans.”
Flavia Alzetta, Chief Executive Officer, added:
“This is an exciting time for Contis and I’m delighted to be working with such a high-calibre management team. Contis has a market leading technology platform which offers a powerful combination of functionality, flexibility and scalability. Our singular focus, enabled by our proprietary platform, is to improve how our customers think about and experience modern, real time banking. We want to empower our customers through choice and flexibility. I look forward to working with our team and leading the redefinition of banking and payment services with the customer in mind.”