12 Oct - 2018
PRESS RELEASE, STOCKHOLM (Oct. 12, 2018) – Trustly, the European payments company, announces today the appointment of Sara Berg to Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Trustly.
Sara Berg joined Trustly in 2012 as Chief Legal Officer prior to which she was a Senior Associate at a Swedish law firm, focusing on mergers & acquisitions and commercial contracts. She holds a Masters of Law and has also served at the District Court of Stockholm. In 2017, she was recognized by Innovate Finance on its “Women in Fintech Powerlist.” The COO position is a newly formed role at Trustly and reports directly to the CEO.
Oscar Berglund, CEO at Trustly, says:
“I am delighted to announce that Sara Berg has been appointed COO of Trustly. Since joining Trustly in 2012, she has supported all parts of the company across a range of topics and is a proven leader. I will count on Sara in her new role to leverage her experience and knowledge about Trustly and our operational processes to help us grow efficiently.”
Sara Berg comments:
“I am proud to have helped Trustly become what it is today and excited to assume the new position as COO going forward. Over the past years, we have seen a rising interest for account-to-account payments, and Trustly is at the forefront of this development, enabling consumers to pay in a convenient and safe way, directly from their bank account and merchants to increase their conversion rates. Our journey is just beginning and I am looking forward to continuing to work together with the rest of the Trustly team to further improve our products for consumers and merchants alike.
Founded in 2008, Trustly Group AB is a Swedish FinTech company that makes online banking e-payments fast, simple and secure. The company offers cross-border payments to and from consumer bank accounts at over 3000 banks in 29 European markets and connects businesses and consumers within e-commerce, travel, gaming and financial services. In 2017, the Financial Times ranked Trustly as one of the fastest growing companies in Europe on the FT1000 list and the London Stock Exchange recognized Trustly as one of Europe’s most inspiring, fast-growing companies.
Trustly has 170 employees and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, with regional offices in Spain, Malta, Germany and the UK. Trustly is a licensed Payment Institution under the supervision of the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority. Read more at www.trustly.com
Trustly Group AB (corporate identity number 556754-8655) is an authorized Swedish payment institution under the supervision of the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (Finansinspektionen). The company conducts payment services in accordance with the Payment Services Act (2010:751) and can provide cross-border payment services within the EU/EEA.