EPC Appoints New Secretary General
The European Payments Council (EPC) has named Stewart MacKinnon as its new secretary general in succession to Charles Bryant who will step down in June 2007 following completion of his term of office. Stewart MacKinnon has been chief executive of the Irish Payments Services Organisation (IPSO) since 2001. IPSO is the representative and decision-making body of the Irish payments industry. He has been a director of the Company and of the three Clearing Companies and Payment Scheme under the IPSO umbrella. Stewart has served as Ireland’s EPC Plenary Representative and has led the Irish implementation project for the creation of the SEPA.