Icon Solutions appoints new Head of Payments Architecture
London, 9th March 2018 – Icon Solutions, the leading provider of technology solutions and real-time payments expertise, today announced the appointment of Toine van Beusekom as Head of Payments Architecture. With over 20 years’ experience in the payments industry, including senior roles at JP Morgan, IBM and CapGemini, Toine will lead the development of Icon’s Payment Architecture services.
He will be concentrating on how clients can use architectural, technical and delivery change to support the substantial business challenges and opportunities of PSD2, Open Banking, FinTech and the New Payments Architecture.
In his new role, Toine brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to Icon’s international client base, including his expertise of the Payments and Cash Management domain, obtained from multiple angles including world class IT companies, leading global consultancies, and dedicated payment tech firm Clear2Pay.
Carl Bones, Head of Architecture, said:
“Toine joins us at an exciting time for both Icon and the Payments industry. We see his deep insight and experience being pivotal in consolidating Icon’s position as the leading global Payments consultancy. He will help us to further expand our ability to deliver cutting-edge services and solutions to our customers in innovative and pragmatic ways.”
Toine van Beusekom, Head of Payments Architecture, said:
“I am thrilled to join Icon’s world class payments team and to assist in developing the innovative Payments Architecture which underpins IPF. Icon’s Payments Architecture is truly a new step in the evolution of how we can support the ever-changing payments industry from strategy to runtime.”
About Icon Solutions
Icon Solutions is an international award-winning payment and specialist technology provider serving global financial institutions. From IT strategy, architecture and design to software development, Icon enables clients to rapidly capitalise on the latest technology and market drivers to boost profits and ensure compliance with regulatory and industry standards.
The critical value Icon offers its clients is the combination of deep subject matter expertise in instant payments and regulation, a proven track record in delivering bank critical systems, and a FinTech approach to the use of technology. This is evidenced by longstanding client relationships with many of the most important financial institutions around the globe. We are currently working closely with a major European bank to deploy IPF, our innovative RTP solution. IPF also offers a faster and more cost-effective path to accessing The Clearing House real time payments system.