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Executive Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer
Charles Drucker serves as Worldpay’s Co-Chief Executive Officer and Executive Chairman, positions he has held since January 2018. Charles joined the company in 2004 as President of Vantiv where he was named CEO in 2009. Charles was selected to serve on our board of directors due to his service as Chief Executive Officer and President at Vantiv, extensive senior management experience at a number of large corporations in the payments industry, deep industry experience and intimate knowledge of the operational, financial and strategic development of our company.
|Sir Michael Rake|
Sir Michael Rake is currently chairman of BT Group PLC, a director of S&P Global (formerly McGraw Hill Financial) and chairman of Majid Al Futtaim Holdings LLC. Sir Michael was president of the Confederation of British Industry from 2013 to 2015; a member of the Prime Minister's Business Advisory Group from 2010-2015; non-executive director of Barclays PLC between 2008 and 2015 (deputy chairman from 2012); chairman of the private equity oversight group the Guidelines Monitoring Committee from 2008 to 2013; chairman of easyJet PLC from 2010-2013; and the first chairman of the U.K. Commission for Employment and Skills from 2007 to 2010. He was a director of the Financial Reporting Council from 2008 to 2011 and chairman of Business in the Community from 2004-2007. Sir Michael also had a long and extensive career with KPMG, culminating in his appointment as international chairman between 2002 and 2007. He brings to the board extensive financial and commercial expertise, as well as significant experience in capital markets, technology and digital products and is a qualified chartered accountant.
Co-Chief Executive Officer
Philip was appointed Co-Chief Executive Officer in January 2018, and is also currently Senior Advisor to Bain Capital. Previously, he was CEO of Worldpay Group PLC from April 2013, having been CEO of Brakes Group and non-executive director of Travis Perkins PLC. He has also held a variety of senior roles in Sodexo Holdings Limited, latterly as group COO and CEO, Europe, South Africa and India. Earlier in his career, Philip was COO of MyTravel PLC and managing director of Telewest Communications PLC. He started his career with Procter & Gamble. Philip has significant international and CEO experience, and has also developed key strengths in business transformation, change management and strategy development.
Lee served as Corporate Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Equifax, Inc. from October 2006 through May 2014. Prior to joining Equifax, he served as CFO of several other public companies in the transaction processing, internet services, and financial services industries, and served as a strategy consultant for 11 years with Bain & Company. Lee holds a B.S. in Accounting from Bucknell University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. Lee’s executive experience with public companies and background in finance, accounting, risk management and corporate strategy provides insight that is beneficial to the board of directors.
Kevin has served as Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Top Tech Holdings, Inc., the parent company of HotSchedules, Inc., a provider of mobile, cloud based technology, since 2016. Previously, he was President of Ariba, Inc. from 2007 until its acquisition by SAP in 2012, and President of Ariba, an SAP Company, from 2012 until 2014. Before joining Ariba in 2002, Kevin served in various senior management positions during his 18-year career with Andersen Business Consulting. Kevin is currently a director of FinancialForce, The Rainmaker Group, KH Acquisition, LLC and PRGX Global, Inc., and was formerly a director of Rackspace Inc. and Cbeyond, Inc. Kevin holds a B.S. from the University of Illinois and is a CPA.
Chief Operating Officer
As Chief Operating Officer at Worldpay, Inc., Mark leads the centralized technology infrastructure, technology development, security and operations teams. Prior to Vantiv’s merger with Worldpay, Mark helped lead Vantiv’s separation from Fifth Third Bank and served a key role in building its finance, accounting, audit and compliance departments. Mark served as Vantiv's CFO from 2009 - April 2016. Before working at Vantiv, he served as CFO with building and infrastructure company, Trow Global Holdings. Mark also held senior positions at Jackson Hewitt Tax Service, Cendant, First Data Corporation, Western Union and Deloitte.
|Lisa A. Hook|
Lisa has served as Chief Executive Officer of NeuStar since October 2010, she also acts as director and as President of the company. Prior to joining NeuStar, Lisa served as President and CEO of Sunrocket from 2006 to 2007. She has also held executive level posts at America Online, served in executive and special advisory roles at Time Warner, was legal adviser to the Chairman of the FCC, and was a senior attorney at Viacom International. Lisa is a graduate of Duke University and holds a J.D. from the Dickinson School of Law at Pennsylvania State University. Lisa’s leadership experience and service as a director at several public companies have provided her with insights of issues facing boards and management.
|Ron Kalifa, OBE|
Ron was formerly the Chief Executive Officer of Worldpay Group PLC for over 10 years. Prior to this, Ron held various executive roles within RBS and NatWest. Ron is regarded as an expert in the card and payments industry and was recognized as “Industry Personality of the Year” at the 2011 Card & Payments Awards for his commitment and contribution to the field. While Ron has significant experience as a CEO within the payments industry, he has also developed key strengths in mergers and acquisitions and strategy development. Ron also sits on the boards of Transport for London, QIWI PLC and Visa Europe. Ron was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s New Year 2018 Honours List for services to financial services and technology.
|Gary L. Lauer|
Since July 2017, Gary has been Executive Director and co-founder of the Eminent Series Group. Before this role, he served as Chief Executive Officer of eHealth, a position he maintained from 1999 to 2016, and Chairman of the Board of Directors from 2002 to 2016. Prior to eHealth, Gary was the CEO of MetaCreations Corporation from 1998 to December 1999, and Chairman from 1998 to 2000. In addition to senior executive positions, he began his career at International Business Machines Corp. He holds a B.S. in finance and marketing from the University of Southern California Business School. Gary’s operational and leadership experience as well as his senior executive roles at several technology companies provides beneficial insight to the board of directors.
Before being appointed as a director of Worldpay, Karen was an independent non-executive director and member of the Audit and Nomination Committees of Worldpay Group PLC. Karen has held a range of senior sales and marketing roles in technology companies, including Collabra Software between 1992 and 1994, Netscape Communications between 1994 and 1998, and Epiphany between 1998 and 2006, where she was CEO from 2003. Her experience includes global multinationals and Silicon Valley startups and she is currently a non-executive director of BT Group and a director of Exponent, Inc. Karen is a former adviser to Silver Lake Partners and in the past five years has also served on a number of corporate boards including i2 Holdings, VirtuO2, and Hi5 Networks.
Boon most recently served as Head of the Markets Group, President, Americas, and Head of the Credit Portfolio at Temasek International (Private) Limited, an investment company based in Singapore from June 2012 to April 2016. Prior to joining Temasek, Boon held several senior positions of increasing responsibility at Credit Suisse for 20 years where he was most recently the Global Head of Mergers and Acquisitions at Credit Suisse based in New York. Boon received a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the National University of Singapore, an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Master of Public and Private Management degree from Yale University. Boon’s experience as a strategic leader within several multinational companies provides important perspective on the global M&A and investment landscape that is beneficial to the board of directors.
Jeffrey currently serves on the board of directors of LogicSource. He also served on the boards of LPL Financial Corporation and VeriFone Systems. Jeffrey was Lead Director of Taleo Corporation until April 2012, served as a Venture Partner with Emergence Capital Partners from 2008 to 2013 and was the Chairman, President and CEO of Digital Insight from 2003 until 2007. Jeffrey has held a variety of positions at American Express, including President and Director. He received a B.A. from Williams College and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. As a former software company CEO, Jeffrey’s operational and strategic experiences are relevant to issues regularly faced by the board and also exposed him to best practices and approaches in business.