CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., Oct 10, 2023 -- Verifone, a leading global provider of payment solutions, announces that Himanshu Patel will join the company as CEO on November 1, succeeding Mike Kohlsdorf.
Patel comes to Verifone after 10 years at First Data Corporation and Fiserv, where he gained substantial fintech expertise across payments, software and services. Prior to that, Patel spent 16 years at JPMorgan, in a variety of roles. Most recently he served as Fiserv’s EVP and Co-Head Financial Institution Group, responsible for one of Fiserv’s largest business units with a primary focus on all payment-related solutions.
“I have been watching Verifone’s impressive transformation over the last several years, and I am excited to be joining as CEO of this truly global and iconic company to further its customer-centered strategy of bringing innovative and secure commerce solutions to market,” said Patel. “The payments space remains extremely fast paced and exciting, and Verifone’s solutions are on the cutting edge. We will continue architecting class-leading solutions across the globe for every type and size of customer from physical and digital businesses to global FinTechs and financial service firms.”