SYDNEY, Australia – June 16, 2021– Blackhawk Network, a global financial technology company and a leader in payment technologies and solutions, is proud to announce today that leading Payments executive, Steve Leow, will be joining Blackhawk as Senior Director, Product Development – APAC, based out of Singapore.
Leow will lead Product Development across Asia Pacific, looking to further grow and develop Blackhawk’s market leading suite of payment solutions across the region, and forge close ties with global product development teams, ensuring the needs of APAC markets have a strong presence when developing global roadmaps and launch new innovations in-market.
Steve brings over 20 years’ payments and consulting experience across Asia, including over 15 years at Visa (where he was recently Senior Director, Global Network Products), and at Accenture, in various strategy and change management roles, as well as being a board advisor for a startup in the alternate lending solution space.
“I’m extremely excited in welcoming Steve to the Blackhawk team. He brings a wealth of payments and product experience to the region, complementing the existing stable of top industry talent in our team” said Mark Singer, (Managing Director, APAC). “His recent experience at Visa across Asia Pacific will help consolidate Blackhawk’s positioning as a payments leader within the region, developing a strong franchise of product solutions that will lead the industry.”
Leow is highly enthusiastic about the opportunity, saying “I’m looking forward to joining Blackhawk. Their strong business reputation, robust product roadmap, and the businesses growth trajectory makes it an ideal time to join. Having established my career across Asia in the payments space, I’m eager to leverage my experience and insights to develop and build market-leading products and solutions that make a tangible difference to our customers and partners, across the region.
Leow joins Blackhawk’s team of industry leaders across the APAC region, including George Lawson (Managing Director, Commerce Australia), Judy Li (Head of Consumer, Asia) and Lun Peng (Digital Partnerships, APAC), all supporting the growth of Blackhawk’s broad portfolio of payment solutions.
To learn more about Blackhawk Network’s suite of innovative payment solutions, please visit our website.
About Blackhawk Network
Blackhawk Network delivers branded payment programs to meet our partners’ business objectives. We collaborate with our partners to innovate, translating market trends in branded payments to increase reach, loyalty and revenue. With a presence in over 28 countries, we reliably execute branded payment programs in over 100 countries worldwide. Join us as we shape the future of global branded payments.