The Cards Landscape: European Trends in the Credit and Debit Cards World
Chairman: John Chaplin, European Payments Adviser, First Data International
John Chaplin is European payments adviser for First Data International. Mr Chaplin liaises closely with the European Commission, European Union and other regulatory authorities and leads First Data's activities in support of banks as they seek to address the challenges and opportunities that SEPA will bring. Mr Chaplin has extensive experience of the European payments business having held senior executive roles at Visa Europe over 17 years, including assignments as Head of strategy and Chief information officer. Latterly, he was Executive vice president of Visa's processing business in Europe, providing services to 6,000 banks and also serving as a member of the executive management board. Prior to joining Visa, Mr Chaplin held a number of executive positions at Honeywell, in the information systems and electronics businesses.