Mangopay appoints Olympe Leflambe as General Counsel, Legal & Compliance

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Sep 29, 2022

Olympe Leflambe, former Senior Legal Director, Payments EU & APAC at eBay, will be joining the COMEX and focusing on strengthening the firm's risk management capabilities and ensuring that Mangopay offers a best-in-class customer experience.

Paris, 29 September 2022 – Mangopay, a major European payment solutions provider for marketplaces and platforms, announced the appointment of Olympe Leflambe as General Counsel, Legal & Compliance. This newly created position underlines Mangopay's strong commitment to innovating in a regulated environment, in order to not only meet its customers and prospects' new uses and needs, but also to ensure the scale-up offers a best-in-class customer experience that is compliant with legal obligations.

The appointment of Olympe Leflambe, who will report to CEO Romain Mazeries, is another step for Mangopay in becoming one of the key global payment solutions providers powering the platform economy. Bringing her wealth of experience in legal practice to Mangopay, Olympe will provide strategic advice to the company’s senior leadership team as the company makes moves to strengthen its commitment to regulatory compliance and engage with policymakers and regulators globally.

With more than 20 years of experience in the payment industry, Olympe joins Mangopay at a critical time amid an ever-evolving digital asset landscape, where the impetus for regulation is growing. Olympe will manage and develop the legal and compliance teams to support the scale-up’s strong ambitions. Moreover, she will provide business-enabling legal and compliance guidance and work closely with Mangopay's leadership team and its stakeholders to consolidate its leadership status within the industry .

Prior to joining Mangopay, Olympe was Senior Legal Director, Payments EU & APAC Senior at eBay. She also worked at Amazon as Senior Corporate Counsel – EU payments where she provided support and strategic advice on a wide range of commercial and regulatory matters relating to Amazon EU payments businesses. During her career in the marketplace and payment industries, Olympe Leflambe has also worked at PayPal where she supported the activity in Southern Europe & Eastern Europe. She holds an international business licence degree from the University of La Sorbonne in Paris and a master’s degree in law from the University of Lausanne where she wrote a thesis on Legal aspects of Electronic money.

Platforms continue to be the paradigm shift in digital commerce that is connecting the regulation and compliance are crucial to sustaining its role in the transformation of the payments ecosystem. I am thrilled to join Mangopay at such a key moment to lead its global Legal and Compliance team”, said Olympe Leflambe, General Counsel, Legal & Compliance at Mangopay. “I will be bringing my deep knowledge and experience to an exciting digital payment solutions pioneer , which is focusing 100% of its efforts on the specific needs of marketplaces and platforms. I look forward to working with the team to continue to uphold the highest standards of regulatory compliance, in all of the jurisdictions in which it operates''.

Mangopay CEO, Romain Mazeries said: ”I am pleased to welcome Olympe Leflambe. As our team focuses on expanding our product offers to accelerate Mangopay's growth, we believe that Olympe’s experience and legal knowledge will prove to be an invaluable asset to us. I am confident that she will strategically steer our team to set new industry standards for regulatory compliance and implement risk management best practices as we embark on our next phase of growth globally. She joins us at a critical time and will play a key role working with me, our Board and the rest of our team.

ABOUT MANGOPAY Mangopay empowers the platform economy with its unique and comprehensive payment infrastructure. Created in 2013, Mangopay serves 2,500 + leading platforms and marketplaces. Built around its programmable e-wallet solution, Mangopay's end-to-end infrastructure covers all platform payment needs with total integration flexibility and workflows for every business model.

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