Simon Black

Simon Black

Simon joined The PPRO Group as CEO in March 2015 following a decade with Sage Group PLC, over 7 years of which he held the CEO position.

Simon led the company through dramatic growth to become the UK’s leading payment gateway for SMEs. He also led the creation of Sage One, the leading online accounting and payroll application.

Simon has an MBA from Georgetown University and has extensive experience in consulting and business. In his early career he founded a marketing software start-up company as well as holding senior strategy and brand consulting roles both in the USA where he lived for six years, and in the UK.

Simon has provided expert commentary on live TV and radio, has been published widely in payments and e-commerce media and has spoken at events such as Internet World and eCommerce Expo.



Cards International
Credit Strategy
Electronic Payments International
Life Insurance International
Motor Finance International
Private Banker International
Retail Banker International

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