Junta de Directorio

PATRICK WALDRON

Chief Executive Officer 


CONOR FLANAGAN

Director - Card Processing - Conor holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree and Diploma in Business Studies from The National University of Ireland in Galway.

He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and is a member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland. He holds an honours law degree from The National University of Ireland, in Galway Conor is responsible for the Group's Irish workforce of more than sixty employees working across various Business Units.

He has fifteen years of experience in Accountancy and Finance. His experience includes eight years in accountancy practices and seven years as a Finance Director.


CHRIS PARKIN

Group Operations Director - Chris holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Business Administration and Accountancy. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Chris worked for Coopers & Lybrand (now PWC) and a leading cheque guarantee firm before joining the Fintrax Group in 1994.

He founded and manages the UK subsidiary and has a wealth of experience in providing financial services to the retail industry.

Chris is based in London and is responsible for a number of the group's subsidiaries in Europe as well as the development and deployment of efficient systems in the group.


PATRICK FAHERTY

Group Marketing Director and CEMEA Regional Manager - Patrick holds a MBA degree in Business Administration and Marketing.

He has been a forerunner in the development of the Fintrax Group since 1986 when he was a sales manager for Ireland. After completing market research in several European countries he became Marketing Manager for Premier Tax Free (France) in 1990, and he was promoted to General Manager in 1991. Patrick is responsible for the growth of Fintrax Group in Europe; mainly in Switzerland, Italy, Austria, and the Benelux countries.

Patrick is also responsible for the Franchisee Agreements and partnerships in Central Europe & Middle East & Africa.


MAUREEN CONNEELY

Group Human Resources Director - Maureen has a Diploma in Office Management and a Certificate in Computing/IT. She joined the company in 1990 and has set up the Group's processing operations for France, Italy, Spain and the UK. Maureen has over a decade of experience in data processing and operations and is based in Galway, Ireland.

She implements and coordinates the data payment services between centralised operations in Ireland and local operational centres in Europe.


JOHN DUFFY

Group Research & Development Director - John has a Bachelor of Commerce, a Diploma in Systems Analysis and 20 years experience working in software developments and financial services; including European-wide experience as General Manager of a data processing company.

After joining Fintrax, John developed the Fintrax Payment Centre and innovated multiple currency processing.

He is the Group Director for the research and development of information technology and has been based in Ireland since 1997.


KERRY JENKINS

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - Kerry is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

Kerry joins Fintrax from the Gorkana Group where he supported and advised the Executive team through three acquisitions successfully steering the business through integration. Prior to Gorkana Group, Kerry held a number of senior roles with Dell Inc including Finance Director of EMEA Regional Businesses and EMEA Planning Director.  Prior to Dell, he had a long career with ICL Ltd, where he was involved in a number of pre and post-acquisition activities in Europe and the USA.