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Working together, we turn powerful innovations into the future of trusted transactions. We help our clients swiftly take products to market, and achieve competitive advantage.

Fime offers cross-industry insight.

With a global presence, we speak your language and we are close to your market.

Years in industry

clients in 180+ countries

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Fime leadership team.

Our leadership team shares global perspective, industry experience and passion for innovation.

Lionel Grosclaude

Lionel has over 20 years’ experience in the banking, telecom and IT sectors, working in executive roles across Europe and the U.S.

At Fime, Lionel is responsible for driving corporate growth and brings a wealth of experience in strategic management and extensive operational insight into global business development.

Prior to joining Fime, Lionel worked at IPC, where he held the role of Managing Director EMEA of the ‘Risk and Compliance’ business unit. Before this, he was CEO at Etrali, where he played a key role in implementing a successful and sustainable growth strategy.

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Stéphanie El Rhomri
VP Europe & Africa

Stéphanie has over 26 years’ experience in the industry, with 16 years at Fime.

At Fime, Stéphanie utilizes her deep understanding of international technology trends to ensure Fime’s offering is aligned with customers’ latest requirements and lead the development of new services.

Prior to joining Fime, Stéphanie worked as a Technical Support Manager at TXCOM. She is also on the GlobalPlatform Board of Directors, where she serves as Secretary and Treasurer.


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Raphaël Guilley
VP Technical Advisory

Raphaël has over 20 years’ experience in information and technology services. He is skilled in business development, product management, agile development, service integration and ITIL.

At Fime, Raphaël is responsible for innovative services & product design and development across payments and transport technologies. This includes embedding cloud-ready capabilities, automation and robotics.

Prior to joining Fime, Raphaël was VP of Risk and Compliance solutions at IPC systems and also served as Executive VP of Global solutions at Etrali Trading solutions.


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Xavier Giandominici
VP Americas and Global Sales

Xavier has 22 years' experience in the payments industry, with 17 years at Fime. In his role, he suppprts Fime's growth and the deployment of services across payments, transport and security.

Xavier's experience has helped to drive Fime's continued development in the certification market, by supporting the progression of its ISO17025, EMV laboratory certification and consultancy services for the payment, mobile payment and NFC markets.

Prior to joining Fime, Xavier held different business development positions at Gemalto, supporting the EMV migration in Mexico and Central America and promoting eID services in South Europe.

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James Daniels
VP APAC and Chief HR Officer (CHRO)

James has 18 years’ experience of management leadership across the Asia Pacific region. He has been with Fime since August 2018 and has previously managed businesses in similar segments, including prepaid card programs and banking IT systems.

At Fime, James’ main objective is to define and execute the company’s strategy for the Asia Pacific region. He specializes in commercial growth, business development and organizational excellence.

Prior to joining Fime, James held positions at Société Générale, Etrali and Orange. 

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Arnaud Crouzet
VP Consulting

Arnaud has 23 years’ experience in the payment, retail, banking and telecommunications industries. At Fime, he helps banks and merchants to secure, automate and digitize payments.

As former General Secretary of nexo standards, Arnaud also utilizes his expertise to empower Fime customers’ nexo standards migration projects. Arnaud is a Board member of nexo standards and helps to define Fime’s strategic input to the organization.

Prior to joining Fime, Arnaud worked at Auchan Group, where he was responsible for payments strategy.
He has also previously worked for American Express Group and Ingenico.

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Bruno Daval
VP IT & Support

Bruno has 15 years’ experience in the IT, telecoms and services industries. He has extensive experience managing ITIL-based operations for large-scale and international projects deploying business-critical solutions.

At Fime, Bruno specializes in international program management, change and transformation management, IT systems and deployment.

Prior to joining Fime, Bruno was Transformation Director for IPC systems. He has also worked at Etrali as Head of Project Management, and at Orange as Delivery Project Manager. 

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Olivier Thielemans

Olivier has 18 years’ experience in finance and accounting and has been at Fime since 2018. At Fime, he oversees all financial related matters for the global teams.

Olivier’s responsibilities include directing finance strategies, forecasting and budget management. He analyzes Fime’s financial results and provides strategic guidance to support the growth needs of the company.

Prior to joining Fime, Olivier held financial roles at TRIGO and EY.

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David Guérineau 
VP Technical Advisory

David is responsible for Fime’s technical consulting and project delivery across the world. He advises and supports Fime’s customer executives in the successful implementation of their transformative projects leveraging technology and innovation. 

David’s expertise is built on 20 years of experience across multiple industries from Telecommunications to Software providers. Prior to his current role, David served as Head of Cloud Business for Telecommunications at SAP, the leader software editor. Prior to SAP, David held several executive roles at Etrali and Orange both in France and Asia.

David holds a Master in Telecommunications Engineering from Telecom Sud Paris in France, as well as a Master in Corporate Finance and Strategy from French “Conservatoire National des Arts et Metiers”. 

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Angaj Bhandari
VP Middle-East, India & South Asia

Angaj has 20 years of multi-domain experience in the payments, banking and telecom domains, out of which 6 years have been with Fime.

Angaj is driving Fime’s mission of innovation and digital transformation in Middle-east, India and South Asia region. He is instrumental in driving Fime’s growth in the region through a portfolio of consulting and testing services / products, suitably designed for  Central banks, domestic card schemes, payment networks, banks, merchants, smart mobility actors and OEMs.

Prior to Fime, Angaj worked with Nokia, Royal Bank of Scotland, Euronet, Airtel and Paycraft.

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Noël Catherine 
VP Services

With over 26 years of expertise spanning the Payment, Telecom, and Transport Industries, Noël Catherine brings a wealth of experience in international team management, project management, and a comprehensive understanding of industry standards.

Currently serving as Services VP at Fime, Noël plays a key role in leading the delivery of test services globally and managing the quality team. His responsibilities encompass ensuring the seamless provision of test services while upholding the highest standards of quality.

Noël's extensive journey at Fime has seen him in various pivotal roles, including Test Analyst, Laboratory Expert, R&D Manager, and R&D Director. This diverse background underscores his in-depth knowledge of the industry and a proven track record of contributing to Fime's success.

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Sherif Samy 
VP Strategy and Innovation

Sherif has over 22 years of experience focused on incubating, scaling, and growing global businesses with expertise in payments, Fintech, digital banking and the intersection of digital identity and cybersecurity.

At Fime, Sherif leads the growth of strategy and innovation program, expanding product and service portfolios in new and existing markets. 

Prior to Fime, Sherif held key roles as Managing Director (North America) at UL’s Payments and compliance business, Chief Growth Officer at Entersekt, and Chief Operating officer at LoginID.

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