Paysafe names Gatto as first chief revenue officer

By Robert Fletcher

Specialised payments platform Paysafe has announced the appointment of Rob Gatto as its first chief revenue officer.

In his new role, Gatto will spearhead Paysafe’s international sales function across a range of sectors including gaming, travel, and entertainment, as well as the crypto and fintech industries.

Gatto joins Paysafe after co-founding Ureeka, a community that helps small businesses go to market, while he also currently serves as a board member at RevTrax and an advisor for Ocient.

Earlier in his career, Gatto spent time working as an advisor at Audience Group, Jebbit and FlavorCloud. He was also principal at RMG Group, chief operating officer at TubeMogul, and both senior vice president of global sales and vice president of media and advertising for Neustar.

Gatto’s other roles included president of Aggregate Knowledge, chief executive at Pointroll and ShopLocal, and senior vice president of global sales for PointRoll.

“I believe Paysafe is uniquely positioned to offer an unrivalled end-to-end payment offering to both consumers and merchants in the specialised industries it focuses on,” Gatto said. “I’m thrilled to be joining Bruce and the talented Paysafe team at such an exciting time and look forward to playing my part in driving some solid growth across the business.”

Paysafe chief executive Bruce Lowthers added: “Rob is an outstanding leader with a proven track record of implementing growth strategies that deliver positive top-line and bottom-line results.

“His commercial acumen, tech savviness, and deep understanding of both market and customer needs will make him an invaluable member of the team as we transform the business and execute on our growth plan.”

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