EML Welcomes David Curneen As Group COO
EML Payments has appointed David Curneen to the newly created position of Group Chief Operating Officer.
Curneen brings over two decades of experience in senior leadership, executive and board level positions gained within the financial services, fintech and blockchain sectors to the business and will assume responsibility for financial and operational performance, management of the company’s technology function, and for driving and implementing its strategic plan, Project Accelerator.
Prior to joining EML, Curneen served as CEO of Digicel Financial Services where he was responsible for some 32 markets in the Caribbean, Central America and South Pacific. He was previously the CEO of Virgin Money Australia before its sale to the Bank of Queensland.
Tom Cregan, EML managing director and Group CEO, comments: “David has considerable experience in managing regulated financial services businesses and is people, action, and growth-oriented, which is the right mix in the correct order as we continue to grow rapidly.”
Curneen adds: “It’s exciting to join a geographically and culturally spread business.
“I aim to be successful as part of EML’s fast and smart team and oversee revenue growth and value creation across the group and acquisitions.”
Born in Dublin, Ireland, David holds dual Irish and Australian citizenship and has relocated to the United Kingdom to commence his new role.