appointed Jason Lalor as Chief Executive Officer of Conferma
Jason has over 20 years of leadership experience in commercial operations,
strategy development and partner engagement at some of the world’s
most well-known and innovative fintech companies.
He most recently
served as Chief Executive of Square’s European business,
headquartered in Dublin, as well as serving as Executive Director
on several of Square’s international Boards.
Square, he spent over six years with Mastercard in various roles,
including General Manager of Ireland and Vice President of
European Digital and Fintech Partnerships.
He has also previously held
senior roles at Barclaycard, American Express and Dell.
“We are delighted to have Jason join Conferma Pay as CEO
during this pivotal year in our payments journey,” said Roshan
Mendis, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer,
Sabre Travel Solutions. “He brings extensive commercial leadership
experience and a deep understanding of the payments ecosystem.
This will be integral in advancing our goal to accelerate the
digitization of B2B travel payments.”
Conferma Pay connects issuers to
more than 700 TMCs, all the major GDS and more than 100 online booking tools.
also fully integrated with all the major card schemes and serves more
than 50 banking partners, who issue Conferma Pay generated virtual
cards in nearly 100 currencies.
Jason will now lead the
company as it seeks to build new and enhanced digital capabilities
in virtual cards, transforming the payment experience for the
“I’ve already been impressed by
the dynamic and inspirational team at Conferma Pay,” said Jason.
“It is clear that its people are one of Conferma Pay’s greatest
assets and I look forward to working with so many of the payment
industry’s brightest minds. This is an exciting time to be working
in payments, and the new investments have given Conferma Pay the
opportunity to be at the forefront of developments, which will
help ensure that we continue to meet the fast-evolving needs of
Sabre acquired Conferma
Pay in August 2022 and partnered with Mastercard to accelerate
the use of virtual cards for (B2B) travel payments.
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