People on the Move: Ruth Prior, Worldpay
Ruth Prior, currently deputy CFO at global payment processor and technology provider Worldpay, will become the company’s first chief operating officer. In the newly created role, she will oversee elements of operational finance, risk and compliance, as well as strategic supplier management. In addition to her new role, Prior will continue to lead the implementation of Worldpay’s acquiring platform.
Meanwhile, Dave Hobday has resigned from his role as managing director, Worldpay UK, to take a position as CEO of a private equity-owned business. Worldpay has finalized the appointment of Hobday’s successor and plans to announce this appointment in the New Year.