LONDON, January 4, 2022 / PRNewswire / – KodyPay, a Fast-Growing Payments FinTech Committed to Providing Quick and Easy Payment Acceptance to Brick-and-Mortar Businesses, Announces Executive Appointments Sophie haagensen as Chief Operating Officer (COO).
As a former head of strategy and planning at Atom Bank, Haagensen played an important role in obtaining Atom’s banking license and was program director for its launch. Before joining Atom when it was founded in 2014 and supporting the rapid growth of the start-up from a team of only six to 430 people, Haagensen was previously Deputy Director of LEP North East.
The appointment reflects the wider expansion of the KodyPay team. The company continues to grow with customers now located in 15 cities across the UK, on a mission to offer hardware-less payment acceptance that will save consumers and businesses time while lowering overall costs.
Co-founder and CEO Yoyo Chang commented: “I am very happy to welcome Sophie to our team. She has incredible experience scaling products and building business processes. I am honored that she chose to join us and I know that she will play a pivotal role in expanding across the UK.
“I am delighted to join the incredibly talented team at KodyPay during this exciting time of rapid growth.” Sophie haagensen commented. “In-person payments continue to lag behind online payments for speed and convenience, and I believe KodyPay has the vision and the ability to execute to change that. I am delighted to join them on this quest. , and the opportunity to build and grow another successful FinTech is a real privilege. “
About KodyPay: KodyPay’s mission is to facilitate the acceptance of payments. There are common issues with paying in-store today, such as long queues and limited choices regarding payment methods. KodyPay plans to fully integrate the payment ecosystem so that businesses can offer their customers more control over their payment choice, making their transactions faster and more convenient. Payment options will include e-wallets, buy now-pay later providers, open banking, and card payments. Additionally, KodyPay eliminates the business need for bulk material such as cash registers and receipt printers, reducing the cost for businesses to accept payments.
KodyPay was founded in the summer of 2018 by a small group of students in their final year of high school. Co-founders Yoyo Chang (CEO) and Jack Howell (CDO) have raised US $ 6 million to date at KodyPay, with the majority of funding secured in 2020/21.