People on the Move: Ivo Distelbrink, First Data
Payments technology and services provider First Data has named Ivo Distelbrink as the company’s executive vice president and head of its business in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. Reporting to Firsts Data chairman and CEO Frank Bisignano, Distelbrink will be based in Singapore and will also serve on First Data’s management committee. In his role as APAC head, he will oversee the company’s operations in Australia, South Korea, India, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei and New Zealand.
Distelbrink joins First Data from Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where he most recently held the role of managing director and regional head of global transaction services for APAC. Prior to joining Bank of America, Distelbrink spent 16 years with Citigroup holding various leadership roles in APAC and South America.