Realex Payments, the company founded in Ireland in 2000 by Colm Lyon and sold to Global Payments recently for €115m, has appointed Gary Conroy as managing director.
Conroy joined Realex Payments in 2005 and most recently served as chief operating officer and deputy CEO, where he managed all customer facing aspects of the business across sales, marketing, and operations.
Lyon said: “Gary joined Realex Payments as employee number 14. Since then he has helped scale the company to 170 employees, growing the business from 500 to 12,500 customers during a period of 35pc transaction volume growth year-on-year.
“Now, with the opportunities afforded by Global Payments, there couldn’t be a better pair of hands to steer Realex Payments to even greater success.”
Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia with more than 4,300 employees worldwide, Global Payments is a Fortune 1000 Company with merchants and partners in 29 countries throughout North America, Europe, the Asia-Pacific region and Brazil.