CARLSBAD, Calif., April 29, 2021 – AppTech Corp. (“AppTech”) (OTC: APCX) a fintech company, announced today the retirement of Michael Gross and appointment of Michael Yadgar to the Company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Yadgar is a corporate lawyer and strategic advisor. He currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of nDigital Holdings SPC, a holding company for operational fintech assets; nDigital Ventures, a holding company for fintech investments and joint ventures; NEC Payments B.S.C. (“NECP”); and Apiso W.L.L. (“Apiso”).
Virgil Llapitan, AppTech President & COO, stated, “With more than 20 years of experience counseling and directing clients on general corporate, acquisition, divestment, strategy, and investment matters, Michael will play a pivotal role on our Board during this time of expansion and acceleration. We are very fortunate Michael accepted the invitation given his in-depth, well-rounded expertise across our industry and we welcome him aboard.”
In addition to Mr. Yadgar, Andrew Sims will also join AppTech’s Board as an observer. Mr. Sims is a co-founder, board member and the Chief Executive Officer of nDigital Holdings SPC and its subsidiaries including NECP and Apiso. NECP is a licensed and regulated digital banking and payment technology company that provides innovative Banking-as-a-Service and digital financial services technologies to power high-performance, flexible, and secure digital banking and payments products. NECP recently received the accolade of “Best Digital Banking Technology Innovator” in the Middle East 2021.
As previously announced, AppTech and NECP have entered into a strategic partnership to deliver a FinTech ecosystem that incorporates embedded payments, banking and financial services capabilities to power digital commerce experiences for clients. In addition, AppTech offers these forward-thinking financial institutions, technology companies and SMBs operational efficiencies such as automated financial controls and reconciliation to reduce or eliminate manual administration.
Luke D’Angelo, AppTech Chairman & CEO commented, “Though we will greatly miss our long-time board member, Mickey Gross, we are happy to have Michael and Andrew join us. This is an exciting time for AppTech!”
About AppTech (OTC: APCX)
AppTech Corp. is a financial technology company utilizing innovative payment processing and digital banking technologies to complement our core merchant services capabilities. Our patented and proprietary software will provide progressive and adaptable products that are available through a suite of synergistic offerings directly to merchants, banking institutions and business enterprises. For more information about our company, please www.apptechcorp.com.
About NEC Payments
NEC Payments B.S.C(c) is a digital banking and payment technology company based in the Kingdom of Bahrain and licensed and regulated by the Central Bank of Bahrain as an Ancillary Services Provider: Card Processor and Payment Services Provider. The company provides innovative financial technology solutions to power high-performance, flexible and secure payment processing, compliance, and financial control systems that may be securely deployed on the cloud, on-premises, and into hybrid environments to provide flexibility, scalability, redundancy, and to drive rapid growth. The company is a principal member of Mastercard and Visa and is compliant with multiple security and business process standards including PCI-DSS L1 v3.2.1, ISO27001 and ISO9001. It recently received the accolade of “Best Digital Banking Technology Innovator, Middle East 2021” from Capital Finance International.
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