Tulsa, Okla., June 26, 2019 — Global Holdings LLC, a leading payment processor announced today that the company has hired John Filby as President and CEO. In his new role, Filby will spearhead Global’s mission and continue to build on the company’s long history of market leadership. He will also join the Board of Directors.
Filby brings more than 20 years of executive leadership experience in the FinTech sector to Global. “His significant experience in software and payments, focused on the financial services market, made John the ideal candidate to lead Global through its next phase of growth,” said John Beauclair of New State Capital Partners. “In addition to such relevant experience, John also has a proven track record of bringing vision and teamwork together to successfully scale technology businesses.”
Prior to Global, Filby served as President of the Financial Services Segment at Deluxe Corporation (NYSE: DLX) where he led several FinTech acquisitions that helped transform a century-old check-based business into a contemporary, technology-based business.
Prior to Deluxe, Filby served as President of the Risk & Compliance Division at Fiserv Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), President and CEO of ISD Corporation, a venture-backed payment processor acquired by ACI Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACIW), and President and CEO of eCash Technologies, Inc., an early cryptocurrency startup acquired by Infospace, Inc., now Blucora, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCOR).
“Global presents a unique opportunity to grow an incredibly well-established market leader that is on a very laudable mission,” said Filby. “Global is not just any fintech, it’s a company that supports consumers on their journey back to financial health and in so doing makes the world a better place one person at a time. A mission I’m very honored to lead.”
In addition to leading Global, John currently serves as Board member of Abrigo Inc., an Accel-KKR portfolio company focused on loan origination and risk management solutions for financial institutions.
About Global Holdings LLC
Global was founded in 2003 by a team of payment-processing industry veterans and is now the leading payment processor for the consumer debt-relief market. Leveraging a robust technology platform and artificial intelligence, Global is setting the industry standard for today and tomorrow. For more information visit www.ghllc.com or follow us on LinkedIn.
About New State Capital Partners LLC
New State Capital Partners LLC is an entrepreneurial-minded private equity firm that strives to be more nimble, more decisive and more cooperative than larger, institutional firms. New State prides itself on a long-term outlook, approaching each potential investment as an opportunity to create lasting and valuable relationships, rather than as an exercise in meeting rigid investing criteria. The firm focuses on growth and add-on investment and has invested in 22 companies to date. For more information visit www.newstatecp.com.