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JCB International (Europe) Ltd. appoints Tim Allitt as Director for Europe
20 July 2012
London, 20th July 2012 - JCB International (Europe) Ltd. (JCB Europe), the European subsidiary of JCB International Co., Ltd. (JCBI), is pleased to announce the appointment of Tim Allitt as Director for JCB Europe. He will report to Mr. Tom Okabe, Managing Director for JCB Europe.

Prior to this appointment, Mr. Allitt has worked for a number of leading European acquirers as well as spending 10 years at MasterCard where he was responsible for managing the expansion of MasterCard's European acquiring business.

Mr. Allitt brings extensive experience of working in the European payments market and will focus on the drive to open up merchant acceptance locations for JCB and develop alliances in both issuing and acquiring partners across the region. “I am thrilled to have this opportunity of taking up this exciting challenge, and I look forward to meeting and working with our partners to build up and strengthen our alliances," says Mr. Allitt.

JCB Europe, with its headquarters located in London, has been established since 1988 as a wholly owned subsidiary of JCBI. JCB Europe is responsible for developing JCB brand expansion in terms of both the issuing and acquiring business throughout the European region. To increase its brand presence significantly in the region, JCB's focus is to build new alliances with leading banks and partners.

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