Darren oversees EVO’s existing European businesses, supporting expansion into new geographies and introducing EVO’s North American capabilities to Europe. Prior to joining EVO, Darren served as Managing Director of Streamline (a WorldPay company) and CEO/President of Global Payments’ Western European business, in addition to holding various positions at HSBC Bank plc. He is a graduate of Birmingham and Warwick University.
Mr Edward Strycharczuk – since June 2015 is the General Manager at EVO Payments International for Poland and Czech Republic holding the overall responsibility for the newly formed Alliance REVO between Raiffeisen Polbank in Poland and the Czech Republic Raiffeisen Bank (both part of Raiffeisen Group to make Bank International AG), and EVO Payments International- a global market leader in the Electronic Clearing and payment card services.
Mr Strycharczuk has more than 15 years’ experience in financial industry, cards & payment business and merchant services. Since November 2008 till May 2015 as the Head of Card Acquiring at Raiffeisen Bank International AG he was responsible for the POS and ATM acquiring business in the RBI group. In his role Mr. Strycharczuk was responsible for the card acquiring strategy in the RBI group, which includes sales and marketing, product development and management, risk policy development and implementation as well as the coordination of organizational changes in the RBI network banks.
Before joining Raiffeisen group Mr. Strycharczuk worked for Citibank Card Acceptance, Frankfurt and Elavon Merchant Services, Frankfurt (USbank subsidiary) holding different management roles. As Head of Sales he was responsible for acquisition of new merchants in Germany and Austria and Switzerland