CardWeb.com’s CardData database of Company Profiles today features Rêv Worldwide.
Rêv Worldwide is the first and only global network of companies created to innovate end-to-end payment solutions that bring financial empowerment to underserved markets. Rev Worldwide’s companies are committed to providing underserved consumers around the world with access to convenient payment methods that allow them
to participate in today’s mainstream economy.
Rev Worldwide companies serve customers through card payments and payment processing, reload networks,mobile payments, loyalty programs, money transfers and bill payment. Rev Worldwide’s proprietary processing platform allows financial institutions, telecommunications companies, merchants and government entities to reach underserved markets worldwide with standardization and consistency while seamlessly adapting to local currencies, customs, languages and laws. Rev Worldwide encompasses RevEurope Payments Limited, Rev Latin America, Inc.and maintains regional offices in Austin, Texas; Dublin, Ireland; and Mexico City, Mexico. Rev Worldwide’s companies are part of the MPOWER Ventures portfolio.
New executives include: Richard Child, executive chair, international strategy and corporate development, Rev Worldwide; Juan Pina, chief executive officer, Rev Latin America; Jorge Noguera, vice president, Rev Worldwide; and Jacob Claflin, vice president of business development, RevEurope.
As a noted industry expert and thought leader, Richard Child brings
more than 30 years of experience in the payments industry to Rev Worldwide where he leads international business development initiatives across the Rev Worldwide network as executive chair of international strategy and corporate development. His 30 years in the payments industry include 16 years at MasterCard International where he last served as executive vice president. In addition to his corporate responsibilities, he served as president of the Latin America and Caribbean Region for MasterCard International. Before joining Rev Worldwide, Child was founder and principal of the Mattrix Group, a consulting firm created to advise companies on business strategy and development. He has also served as a director on the boards of various companies, both publicly and privatelyheld.
Juan Pina joins Rev Latin America as chief executive officer with more than 37 years of payments industry experience and a rich history in developing market strategies in Latin America. He will lead Rev Latin America’s business strategy in the region, oversee development of a business and network infrastructure to support a world class product offering, and foster key partnerships with banks, retailers and other key players in the payments industry. Previously, Pina held several senior executive positions, including head of cards and customer franchise for Latin America at Citibank, executive vice president for marketing and market strategies at Banco Nacional de Mexico, and senior vice president at MasterCard International. Earlier in his career, Pina led the creation of the National Credit Bureau for the Mexican Bankers Association.
Jorge Noguera, former managing director of EFD Asia, an eFunds company (now part of Fidelity National Information Services), joins Rev Worldwide as vice president responsible for global business development efforts and operations across the network of companies. With 20 years of experience in the payments industry, he brings extensive knowledge of retail banking and card technology having served as chief information officer for MasterCard Ecuador; technology director for Red Multicolor in Colombia; senior vice
president of global sales and business development at Oasis Technologies; and most recently, co-founder of Makeena Corporation, acquired by eFunds Corporation in 2007.
Jacob Claflin joins RevEurope as vice president of business development from Euronet Worldwide’s prepaid division PaySpot, Inc. He is responsible for building RevEurope’s sales and distribution network in Europe. Formerlythe managing director of Euronet’s Romanian business lines, Claflin led the company’s launch in Europe where he established partnerships with leading financial institutions.