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Laurent Le Moal

Chief Executive Officer

Laurent was appointed CEO, PayU in January 2016 and is a member of the Naspers Executive Team. He is responsible for developing our global fintech proposition, including all payments and credit operations across 18 high-growth markets as well as all strategic fintech investments. Laurent has recently guided the company to profitability and PayU's volume of payments (TPV) has doubled in the last two years to nearly $30 billion. He has secured more than $350 million of investments in fintech partnerships and acquisitions, notably Citrus Pay in India, Kreditech in Germany and Remitly in the US, where he is also a member of the board. Laurent brings extensive knowledge of digital payments and emerging markets to PayU. He worked eleven years at PayPal, concluding his career there as Vice President and General Manager for Continental Europe, Russia, Middle East and Africa. Laurent previously worked as a business analyst at McKinsey and in 1999 founded TalentManager, a leading recruitment software provider. There he spent three years successfully growing the business before selling the Italian operation. Laurent holds an MBA from the London Business School and is a graduate of Bocconi University in Italy and HEC in France.


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