PayBreak, the UK’s only etail finance specialists, today announces the appointment of Simon Dawson as IT Director. Dawson’s previous role was as Group Chief Technical Architect for Moneysupermarket, which also includes the brands Travelsupermarket and Moneysavingexpert. In his new role, Dawson will be responsible for developing new solutions and driving new business opportunities offered by technology.
Simon Dawson has over 15 years of IT experience, working with brands such IBM, Ford, Jaguar, Land Rover and Moneysupermarket, from its time as a start-up to later as CTA after it became a FTSE 250 company. Dawson will bring significant knowledge of how IT helps in growing an organisation and will be considering how technology can best support PayBreak as the company looks to the next stage in its dynamic growth.
Commenting on his new role, Dawson says, “Taking on the position of IT Director allows me to combine my skill sets of IT, new technology and progressive thinking in a rapidly expanding and innovative Internet company, where change is embraced. It’s an exciting time for the payments industry and the business in general and I look forward to playing a part in its future success.”
Trading since 2012, PayBreak, the only UK company to specialise in online point of sale finance, offers consumers a flexible and affordable finance option through its product, AffordItNow. Unlike other finance options, AffordItNow puts the control in the consumer’s hands. They can choose when they want to make their first payment and their payment terms.