Payoneer Strengthens Legal, Risk Management and Regulatory Capabilities by Appointing Payments Industry Veterans Bart Rubin and Jani Gode to Leadership Team

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Former MasterCard and Sightspan executives expand Payoneer’s ability to provide secure and compliant cross-border payments

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Payoneer Inc., a leading online payments company transforming the way businesses and professionals send and receive cross-border payments, is appointing payments industry leaders Bart Rubin and Jani Gode to the company’s leadership team. Rubin will serve as general counsel and Gode as vice president of enterprise risk.

“Payoneer is committed to delivering innovative, secure and compliant cross-border payment services,” said Scott Galit, CEO at Payoneer. “Bart and Jani are proven industry leaders with deep, relevant expertise at industry-leading firms who have immediately expanded Payoneer’s ability to provide global payments services in a trusted way. By adding Bart and Jani to our strong existing global compliance and risk teams, Payoneer is now uniquely positioned to scale globally as a trusted partner for its clients and partners.”

Mr. Rubin joins Payoneer with an extensive background in the payments industry from his time as senior vice president and managing counsel at MasterCard Worldwide, where he had a leadership role in shaping legal and regulatory strategy for many aspects of the global business. At MasterCard, Rubin headed the Global Regulatory Strategy Group, the Corporate Transactions Group, as well as legal support for the U.S. Markets region and key global customer account teams. Rubin began his legal career as a corporate associate with Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett in New York, where he advised on M&A and capital markets transactions for domestic and international clients. In his new role, Rubin will oversee Payoneer’s legal and regulatory activities.

In her role as vice president of enterprise risk, Ms. Gode will be responsible for managing Payoneer’s global risk management framework. She has more than 15 years of experience working in risk management and anti-money laundering (AML) for credit, money service businesses, prepaid and traditional bank products. Prior to joining Payoneer, Gode was the manager of the International Prepaid and Payments Group at SightSpan, Inc. where she specialized in development of AML programs and conducting AML reviews for domestic and international financial services firms. Jani also serves on the Government Relations Working Group for the NBPCA and holds CAMS and CFCS certifications.

About Payoneer
Payoneer provides an industry-leading global payment platform that connects thousands of businesses with millions of trading partners and professionals worldwide, removing the limitations that typically impede cross-border commerce. Payoneer enables companies to send payments to over 200 countries and territories as easily as if they were making local payments, while professionals and small businesses worldwide can immediately receive funds for services provided or products sold, no matter where they are. For payers and payees alike, Payoneer ensures smooth, cost-effective, secure, compliant transactions. Our range of flexible payout options includes transfers to local banks worldwide, prepaid debit cards, international wire transfers and local eWallets. Venture-backed and profitable, Payoneer is ranked in the top 100 of the Inc. 500 Financial Service companies. For more information, visit us at or follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

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