TerraPay, a leading global payments infrastructure company, today announced the appointment of Koert Grasveld as Vice President-Payments. Koert will be responsible for managing and expanding TerraPay’s payments business with existing and new partners.
As an experienced professional, Koert has more than 15 years of professional experience in various industries and sectors. He started his career in the hotel industry, where he was responsible for the e-commerce business (selling hotel properties online through direct and indirect channels). He then moved to Booking.com, where he was responsible for strategy, contract drafting and business relationships with the most important global hotel chains. After successfully working in the hotel and restaurant industry, Koert switched to the payments industry at AirPlus, followed by American Express and GlobalCollect (currently Wordline), where he was responsible for the management of major customers in the EMEA travel portfolio.
Ani Sane , TerraPay , commented on Koert’s appointment as follows: “We are delighted to welcome Koert to our team. His invaluable global experience in building long-term customer relationships and managing large accounts in the travel and hotel industries enables us to grow our global footprint. I am confident that he will bring breakthrough strategies and new perspectives that will take TerraPay to new heights of success. I look forward to his playing an important role in strengthening our well-established business and wish him all the best on his new journey with us at TerraPay. ”
“I am honored and excited to be joining such a strong team of seasoned executives with the vision of continually raising the bar in the digital payments space. As VP of Payments at TerraPay, I would like to strengthen TerraPay’s global presence as an excellent company that masters the entire chain of a transaction process and offers an end-to-end solution for both B2B and B2C by forging strong partnerships, which will enrich the company’s position on the way to the next level. I am thrilled and happy that TerraPay’s vision is being brought into line. I’m looking forward to this wonderful journey, ”