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David Hunter voted by industry colleagues to join Emerging Payments Association Advisory Board

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London, January 2015 – Leading payments innovator, Ukash, is further affirming its influential role in the payments sector with the selection of its Chief Executive, David Hunter, to join the advisory board of the Emerging Payments Association (EPA). David Hunter joins four other industry stalwarts, elected following a poll amongst Gx member companies.

The EPA was set up by a group of influential companies and individuals to represent those in emerging payments who wanted to shape their future. Current challenges being addressed by the group include:

• Creating a global hotspot for payments innovation in the UK
• Ensuring an innovation-friendly regulatory regime
• Enabling direct access to clearing and settlement at the Bank of England

Commenting on his appointment, David Hunter said: “Ukash is continually innovating to deliver payments solutions that empower social inclusion in the global economy. I am, therefore, looking forward to bringing our philosophy to the EPA Advisory Board, where I am sure we will identify the opportunities to improve the customer experience as the payments landscape responds to the changing dynamics of the consumer marketplace.”


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Notes to Editors
Ukash is the Global e-Money Network and internationally recognised e-commerce cash payment method that enables consumers around the world to use cash to shop, pay and play online safely, securely and conveniently. This secure payment method was developed to protect personal identity and financial information when making online transactions, reducing the threat of credit and debit card fraud for consumers and repudiations and charge-backs for retailers. Ukash has no age limit, so consumers of all ages can make the most of safe payment online.

Ukash codes are purchased with cash in retail outlets such as shops, petrol stations and kiosks, and issued online from the company’s website. The unique 19 digit codes can then be used to pay directly on any of the thousands of websites that accept Ukash transactions worldwide, or loaded onto prepaid cards and e-wallets.

Established in 2001 under the holding company Smart Voucher Ltd, Ukash® has grown to more than 460,000 physical points of purchase, and is available in more than 50 countries around the world in 6 continents.

Ukash is regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The maximum single value allowed is £200/€250 or equivalent in other currencies, and the maximum amount that can be held by an individual customer is £1,000/€1,250 or equivalent in other currencies.

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