Mark Bell joins Freemarket as Chief Commercial Officer
1st October 2019, London, UK. Freemarket, the cross-border payments and currency exchange specialist, has today announced the appointment of Mark Bell as its new Chief Commercial Officer.
Mark joins Freemarket from eMerchantPay, a leading European payments company, and adds to Freemarket’s established and experienced management team.
Mark has been involved in the online payments industry for over 20 years with a wealth of experience in card acquiring, payment processing, supply chain, risk management and corporate FX in companies such as Thomas Cook CFX/Travelex, GBG plc, Envoy Services and WorldPay. As Chief Commercial Officer, he will lead all of Freemarket’s commercial activity to ensure delivery of a market-leading service which allows clients to optimise both payment and FX requirements.
Alex Hunn, Founder and Chief Executive, said: “as we see high levels of growth, ensuring that we are commercially aware and driven is vital to the success of Freemarket.”
Freemarket’s relationships, global banking network, and technology, enables its clients access to market-beating rates – usually reserved for big business – from a vast pool of liquidity providers to ensure that Freemarket’s pricing is transparent and competitive.
Hunn Continued: “Mark is a key hire that will drive forward our objectives and vision. We look forward to welcoming Mark onboard and on the Freemarket journey.”
Freemarket works with businesses to accelerate their growth by giving them access to cross-border payments and currency exchange optimised for their needs. Freemarket’s platform gives you access to a global bank network and innovative technology in one place, allowing you to streamline your processes, remove complexity and increase efficiency.
Freemarket’s board includes Charlotte Crosswell, CEO of Innovate Finance and Rich Ricci, the former CEO of Barclays Investment Bank.
Freemarket is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.