Nayax Ltd., a global commerce enablement, payments and loyalty platform designed to help merchants scale their business, announced that Moshe Shmaryahu recently joined the Nayax leadership team as chief information officer (CIO).
Shmaryahu will lead the company’s information systems (IS) and corporate IT, uniting the IT internal infrastructure and business applications under one roof to optimize the organization’s systems and technology.
Shmaryahu, who began serving as Nayax's chief information in November, served for 11 years prior to this as chief operating officer (COO), senior director of operations and infrastructure at the Union Bank of Israel. From 2009-2011, Shmaryahu served as COO, head of control and operation branch at Mamram, the Center of Computers and Information Systems, which is responsible for managing military software and computer infrastructure for the telecommunications and information technology unit of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). Prior to this, he served as head of the development branch at LOTEM, the IDF technology and information system division, from 2006 to 2009, and at various other capacities for this unit since 1998. Shmaryahu also served as head of software training for software officers at the C4I national school of the IDF from 2005 to 2006. Shmaryahu holds a Bachelor of Science in computer science and mathematics from Bar-Ilan University in Ramat Gan, and a Master of Business Administration from Ben Gurion University of the Negev in Be'er Sheva, Israel.
In his new role, Shmaryahu will report directly to the CEO, Yair Nechmad, and will be part of the leadership team. Both corporate IT and IS functions will report directly to Shmaryahu.
"Moshe brings to Nayax vast experience in business, finance, CRM, business intelligence production and service center operations, system integrations following M&A and implementation of new methodologies,” Nechmad said in the announcement. “In addition, Moshe brings seasoned experience developing IT strategy and team leadership. We are confident that Moshe's valuable expertise will take Nayax to the next level in automation and IT infrastructure, as we continue to scale the business and expand our global footprint."