New Managing Director Appointed at epay UK


epay Limited (“epay”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jason Thompson as UK and Ireland Managing Director from 31st October 2011.

Thompson joins epay from Microsoft where he was directly responsible for Retail Global Accounts, Sales Excellence, Sales Operations and Product Marketing sales integration across Xbox 360, Windows OS, Windows Phone and MS Office product groups - winning various European and global awards for excellence. He brings extensive leadership experience to the role, with impressive expertise in the sale of B2B/B2C technology and entertainment solutions.

“Jason has a wealth of knowledge in developing and leading strategic business partnerships with a number of the world’s largest retailers,” said Kevin Caponecchi, President of epay UK parent company Euronet Worldwide. “He also has great determination, drive, passion and an excellent work ethic, which we are looking forward to growing further within epay.”

Thompson said, “I’m energised at the prospect of working closely with key strategic partners to drive new innovation and market growth; this is a great challenge for the epay Leadership Team. Digital activation and distribution is becoming pervasive throughout consumer technologies, so it is important that we provide our retailers with the widest range of cutting edge products and services to maximise their opportunity. I’m excited to be a part of epay’s investment in technology and future growth, cementing our position as the premium brand in the UK and Ireland.”

Thompson replaces former UK and Ireland MD Paul Bartholomew-Keen.

About epay Limited

epay is one of the UK’s largest suppliers and leading innovators in payment solutions.  It was one of the first, and continues to be the largest, provider of prepaid mobile airtime top-up services in the UK.  epay also provides payment services at more than 150,000 points of sale at both large and small retailers across the UK (including Sainsbury’s, Tesco and the Post Office®).  epay works with the world’s leading brands (such as Sony and Microsoft) to make their services and products more convenient and accessible, whilst helping to drive more customers into the smallest retailers by giving them the chance to offer an exciting range of compelling new products.

epay is a division of Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: EEFT). For more information please visit