Sage Payment Solutions hires CEO

Payment processing and merchant acquisition solutions provider Sage Payment Solutions has named Joe Kaplan its new CEO. He will focus on growth, partnership development and acquisitions.

Mr. Kaplan founded SBA lender Superior Financial Group. His past presidencies include positions with Intuit’s Innovative Merchant Solutions, credit monitoring protection service Consumer Fraud Protection, which he also co-founded, and Superior Bankcard Service, where he also served as CEO.

“I am thrilled to be taking on this role at Sage Payment Solutions,” Mr. Kaplan said. “The company is primed to execute a rocket-trajectory growth plan and the team already in place is second to none. Be prepared to see great things coming from Sage.”

Collin Roche

“Joe is a highly accomplished industry veteran, and we are extremely excited to partner with him on this transformational growth opportunity,” GTCR managing director Collin Roche said.

“Joe is a strong leader with a proven track record, and we look forward to working with him to execute his vision for SPS.”