Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Carl Williams’ career in financial services spans 30 years and includes several high profile industry positions. He is the founder of Baikal Group, LLC a consultancy and advisory company. From May 2012 until July 2013, he served as Managing Director of Pay Anywhere, LLC. Until recently he was also an advisor to Global Payments Inc. Previously, Mr. Williams was President of World Wide Payment Processing for Global Payments, a role that he held from 2004-2009, while living in Prague and Hong Kong. Mr. Williams also served as President of the Merchant Services Division of National Processing Company, one of the nation’s largest processors of credit card, debit and check transactions. Mr. Williams has served as an adviser to Planet Payment, Inc. since 2010. Mr. Williams holds a B.A. from La Salle University in Philadelphia.
Graham Arad is an experienced international lawyer, practicing principally in the area of corporate and commercial law. Mr. Arad served as Planet Payment’s General Counsel since its founding, supervising the legal aspects of the Company’s business, which now encompasses operations in more than 15 countries. Mr. Arad was admitted as an English Solicitor in 1983 and has been practicing as an attorney in New York since 1991 and in the British Virgin Islands since 1995. Mr. Arad was a partner in law firms in London, New York and the British Virgin Islands for over 20 years in total and obtained his law degree from the London School of Economics.
Lead Independent Director
Shane Kim is a Managing Member of Camden Partners, where he focuses on investments in the Business Services and Healthcare sectors. He serves on the board of Santa Rosa Consulting, Inc. and was a director or observer of New Horizons Worldwide, Inc., Vantage Oncology, Inc., CardSystems Solutions, Inc. and COHR, Inc. Mr. Kim also served on the MBA Advisory Council for the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona. Mr. Kim graduated from the University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business, with a B.S. degree in Finance.
Non Executive Director
Cameron McColl has significant experience in setting up and developing new companies. An electronics engineer by training, Mr. McColl has worked for a number of firms in the technology sector. Mr. McColl serves as Chairman of the Company's Audit and Remuneration Committees.
Non Executive Director
Jon Kaiden has more than 20 years of private equity and investment banking experience, with a strong focus on healthcare and information technology. He currently serves as President and Managing Director of Sopris Capital Associates. Mr. Kaiden serves on the Company's Audit and Remuneration Committees.