American Express – Conferma Names Former Sabre V-Payments Leader Fyfe as North America Head
Virtual card specialist Conferma Pay has tapped former Sabre
virtual payments chief Neil Fyfe to lead the company’s expansion efforts in North
A longtime proponent of virtual payment cards in the
corporate travel space, Fyfe led Sabre’s implementation
of virtual payment acceptance for air, hotel and rail bookings in recent years,
with Conferma in some of those efforts.
In his new role as head of North America for Conferma, Fyfe
will be responsible for meeting increased corporate demand for virtual payments
in non-travel use cases—a push driven largely by the need for companies to
control and track employee spending amid the surge in work from home during the
ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
Fyfe also is charged with building “closer
relationships” with Conferma’s issuing bank partners and helping such
banks roll out virtual payment tools to their corporate card
clients—particularly via the mobile wallet channel, an approach Conferma long
With virtual payments expected to gain significant ground in the corporate
space post-Covid, established bank issuers have ramped
up their attention on the sector.
Prior to his tenure at Sabre, Fyfe held a number of senior
roles with American Express and Travelport.
In his new role with Conferma, Fyfe will report directly to Conferma
CEO Simon Barker.
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