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Senior Hires Made as Bango Expands Mobile Commerce Partnerships

September 18, 2018

CAMBRIDGE, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 18, 2018--Bango (AIM:BGO), the mobile commerce company, announces new additions to its global business development, product and delivery teams. Key hires support its customers’ growth objectives and deliver on the unique opportunities enabled by the success of the Bango Platform.

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Kaushik Sthankiya - Senior Vice President Business Development

The Bango Platform powers mobile commerce for global partners including Amazon, Google and Microsoft. To support growth - particularly across Asia, Africa and the Americas - Kaushik Sthankiya joins Bango in October as Senior Vice President Business Development. Kaushik will lead the global team that works with partners as they expand payments coverage and increase marketing and acquisition activities worldwide, moving from a similar role at Docomo Digital. “ The opportunity to combine my payment industry experience gained at Mastercard, Visa and Docomo Digital with the unique Bango technology that increases marketing success for merchants is compelling. I look forward to working with the team at Bango to really accelerate growth and profitability in the coming years, ” said Kaushik.

Aki Matsushima - Director Business Development APAC

Google Play developers are using the Bango Platform to increase sales and customer acquisition by activating the valuable data from mobile operators that partner with Bango. Aki Mitsukoshi joins the Bango team in Tokyo from a role managing app developer recruitment for the Huawei app store. Aki has a global role, with a special focus on the Top 100 app developers in China, Korea and Japan who are seeking to expand their business globally.

David Shiyanbade – Head of Onboarding

Standard integration with the Bango Platform is generally a self-service process. With the increasing opportunities for data monetization, resale business models and alternative payment methods including digital wallets, Bango is now providing additional support to the largest merchants and mobile operators to enable them to integrate, join the Bango ecosystem and thrive more quickly. David Shiyanbade has been appointed into a new role as Head of Onboarding. He is focused on helping the largest partners move quickly onto the Bango Platform to meet their ambitious growth objectives using unique Bango technology, data and partnerships.

Guy Singh – VP Product Marketing

To accelerate adoption of Bango technology and partnerships in the market through standardized products, Guy Singh has joined Bango to lead product marketing. Joining Bango after product roles in Amazon and Vodafone Singh commented: “ I am excited to join Bango as it expands its range of successful and fast growing mobile commerce products. I’m looking forward to driving more business for its global partners with the unique and valuable data Bango provides. I relish the opportunity to expand the footprint of Bango through strong product offerings.”

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About Bango

Merchants, app store and payment providers cross the threshold into the Bango ecosystem to converge, grow and thrive.

By bringing businesses together and powering e-commence with unique data-driven insights, Bango delivers new business opportunities and new dimensions of growth for customers around the world. Being inside the Bango circle means global merchants including Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN), Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) and Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) can work together with payment partners from Africa to the Americas, accelerating the performance of everyone on the inside.

Bango. Think inside the circle. For more information, visit www.bango.com.

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