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Strategic and accomplished executive skilled in leading and growing payments and financial services businesses globally. Influential leader with a history of success as a general manager with profit and loss responsibility in both B2B and consumer businesses. Proven ability to generate significant revenue by implementing innovative products and services with effective leadership, strategy development and communication skills. Extensive consulting experience in payments and fintech development with multi-national money center banks, acquirers and large merchants.


Built global strategies and organizations to create customer value (both Consumer and B2B) while generating significant revenue streams by leveraging fin-tech innovations, data analytics and critical decision making to achieve success. Hands on leader managing global teams in the US, Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa and Latin America. Equally comfortable in matrix and C-level management roles. Experience mentoring and inspiring loyal teams that thrive with the right balance of accountability and autonomy.

Results through Execution:

As SVP for First Data with P&L responsibility, generated $50MM in annual incremental revenue generated by newly created global strategic partnerships and deals from FinTech businesses while successfully implementing new regulations and scheme rules required by the global payment networks (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, PayPal, CUP, JCB, NACHA and EMVco).

As Global Head for MasterCard Advisors Consulting, generated $15MM in annual on-going revenue through international C-Suite advisory/consulting and new business startup projects with banks, acquirers and merchants.

As President and CEO Chase Merchant Services, effectively managed a Joint Venture, the largest acquiring business in the US, exceeding financial goals and generating annual income of $90+MM, all within budget while reporting directly to the Board of Directors.

Phillip is based in New York City, New York.