Trustly appoints new Chief Operating Officer as it continues to capitalize on growing global business opportunities

Stockholm, Sweden, July 13, 2021 – Trustly, a global leader in Online Banking Payments, has appointed John McLane as its new Chief Operating Officer to further drive execution speed, innovation, and customer-centricity as the company continues to capitalize on growing global business opportunities.

John, who will also continue to hold the position of President of Trustly’s North American business, is an enterprise technology veteran with experience in driving profitable growth and helping enterprise customers to best engage and serve their consumers. In his new role, he will lead the business operations across EMEA and North America and drive the global Trustly People agenda.

In addition to John’s appointment, Sara Berg, Jonas Palmquist and Alexandre Gonthier will also transition into new roles in the Group Management Team. Sara Berg will transition to the role of Chief Legal & Regulatory Officer. Jonas Palmquist will become Chief Strategy Officer to drive the company’s long-term strategic growth and expansion agenda and Alexandre Gonthier will stay on the Group Management Team as Senior Advisor and Executive Chairman of Trustly North America. 

Oscar Berglund, CEO of Trustly, says: “As demand for cross-border payment solutions proliferates, John will play a key role in capturing the immense business opportunity for Trustly worldwide. His appointment further strengthens our Group Management Team, while Sara, Jonas and Alex will transition into new roles in the Group Management Team that allow them to focus on their respective areas of expertise. I’m proud to work alongside such a highly skilled and passionate team.” 

Following these changes, Trustly’s Group Management Team will  consist of: Oscar Berglund (CEO), John McLane (COO), Sara Berg (CLRO), Jonas Palmquist (CSO), Mats Backman, (CFO), Karim Ahmad (CTPO), and Alexandre Gonthier (Senior Advisor and Executive Chairman of Trustly North America). 


About Trustly

Founded in 2008, Trustly is a global leader in Online Banking Payments. Our digital account-to-account platform redefines the speed, simplicity and security of payments, linking some of the world’s most prominent merchants with consumers directly from their online banking accounts. Trustly can handle the entire payment journey, setting us apart from the competition and enabling us to offer an attractive alternative to the traditional card networks at a lower cost. Today we serve 8,100 merchants, connecting them with 525 million consumers and 6,300 banks in over 30 countries; and in 2020 we processed over $21 billion in transaction volume in our global network. 

Trustly has more than 500 employees across Europe, North America and Latin America. We are a licensed Payment Institution under the second payment services directive (PSD2) and operate under the supervision of the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority in Europe. In the US, we are state regulated as required to serve our target markets. Read more at www.trustly.com.