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AstroPay appoints Sofía Lanza as new Chief Banking Officer

Payment solution AstroPay, which works closely with gaming firms, has appointed Sofía Lanza as Chief Banking Officer.

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Payment solution AstroPay, which works closely with gaming firms, has appointed Sofía Lanza as Chief Banking Officer.

Sofía previously served as Chief Corporate Department at AstroPay and, in her new role, she will be responsible for developing and managing the company’s relationship with global banking and payment service providers.

She has a strong legal background, as she graduated from law school at Universidad de Montevideo and has also worked as Legal Advisor at Astropay in 2018.

Mikael Lijtenstein, AstroPay CEO, commented: “Sofía is the perfect professional to assume this new position as she has a deep knowledge of the company’s expansion strategy to become the number one payments provider globally.

“She brings tremendous experience to a dynamic company like AstroPay and her leadership and expertise continue to be an asset to the business. Her passion for innovation and growth is closely aligned to our mission, and I am excited to be working with her in driving the adoption of our solutions to financial institutions around the world.”  

Sofía added: “I have been impressed with AstroPay’s strong growth and exceptional journey so far, and I am making the most of this new opportunity the company has offered me.

“Working with a multi-cultural team that is extremely driven and passionate about innovation is both inspiring and rewarding. AstroPay is on the path of growing its operation, reaching users all over the world and making payments accessible to every person regardless of their location, language or financial situation.”

AstroPay was founded in 2009 and is a digital wallet used by customers from Asia, Africa, Latin America and Europe.

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