Logica Appoints Nick Ford to Head Payments Consultancy
Logica, a business and technology service company, has appointed Nick Ford as global consulting practice leader for payments. Ford, who joins from Capgemini, will be responsible for further developing Logica’s strategic payments consulting business globally. This will include strengthening the end-to-end value proposition of its payments offerings, supporting specific client and country business development, and leading strategic consultancy assignments in payments.
Due to the operational and financial services remit of his role, Ford will report to global products business (GPB) managing director, Nigel Turner, and also to Laurent Coenca, global head of consulting in financial services.
Ford brings more than 20 years of sales, strategy and operational experience to Logica – the past 14 of which were spent in senior management consultancy positions across the financial services and payments industries. In his previous role, he served as Capgemini’s head of consulting and payments for financial services. In this position, he advised major European and UK banks on payments strategies, process re-engineering, payments in-sourcing and the single euro payments area (SEPA).
Prior to joining Capgemini, Ford was a senior executive for Accenture (financial services), a vice president of consulting for i2 Technologies and a director for PwC (financial services). He has also worked for NatWest/RBS as director of procurement and supply chain.