Chief Executive Officer – Naspers Group - PayU
Laurent was appointed PayU CEO in January 2016. He is responsible for operations in 16 countries and brings extensive knowledge of digital payments and emerging markets to PayU. He culminated an 11-year career at PayPal as Vice-President and General Manager for Continental Europe, Russia, Middle-East and Africa. He started his career as business analyst at McKinsey and in 1999 he founded TalentManager (a leading recruitment software provider), where he spent three years growing the business and then successfully sold the Italian operation. Laurent holds an MBA from the London Business School and is a graduate of Bocconi University in Italy (CEMS Master, International management).