Amsterdam, 22 August 2019
Mariëtte Swart will take the role of Chief Legal and Compliance Officer (CLCO), while Kamran Zaki will join Adyen’s board as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO).
Kamran, currently Adyen’s President for North America, will replace Sam Halse. Sam moved from New Zealand nearly nine years ago to work for Adyen. He will be moving back to New Zealand with his young family in the course of 2020. This gives sufficient time for Sam to assist with Kamran’s transition into the COO role.
Mariëtte is currently Adyen’s General Counsel.
“I’m very excited to continue to keep building Adyen and seeing talented people like Mariëtte and Kamran join the Management Board. I regret to see Sam leaving. He has proven to be invaluable and is a fantastic colleague,” says Adyen’s CEO Pieter van der Does.
Both appointments are subject to approval from Adyen’s shareholders. An extra shareholders’ meeting will be organized later this year and announced on Adyen’s website (adyen.com/ir). Kamran’s appointment is also subject to regulatory approval by the Dutch Central Bank.
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