Payment industry expert appointed MD at Nayax Japan

Nayax has announced that Takane Nakamura has joined the Nayax family as managing director, Nayax K.K. in Japan.

Mr Nakamura will be leading Nayax’s activities in the Japanese market.

He brings years of experience and knowledge in the payments industry having spent the past four years as CEO and managing director at Ingenico Japan K.K.

His depth of knowledge about the needs of customers, and existing relationships with key players in the payment industry such as JCB/JCN and NEC makes Nakamura the right fit for Nayax.

“Nayax jumped at the opportunity to have Nakamura-san take the reins of our Japanese market,” says Yair Nechmad, CEO & co-founder of Nayax.

“His qualifications are unparalleled, and we are excited about the potential in this region. As Japan rapidly progresses to a cashless society, Nayax’s goal to be a dominant player in providing cashless payment services becomes much more attainable with Nakamura-san at the helm of our Japanese office.”

“I’m excited to be joining the Nayax teamand help guide our presence in Japan,” says Nakamura. “Nayax’s innovative product line offers a clear-cut advantage to our customers and I’m eager to work towards strengthening Nayax’s presence and opening new channels of distribution here.”

In addition to his position at Ingenico, Nakamura also worked at Internet Research Institute as vice president and board member; and Broad Band Tower as CEO. He has decades of experience in the IT industry, specialising in payment solutions and cloud data centres.