MRC Welcomes European Managing Director

Press Release

January 13, 2016


SEATTLE, WA -- The Merchant Risk Council has named Úna Dillon as Managing Director of Europe, in line with its continuing focus to grow its business across Europe.

Dillon will provide overall leadership of the MRC's European operations including business development, member recruitment, program and educational development and strategic management. Based in Dublin, Ireland, she reports to Danielle Nagao, CEO of the MRC.

"The MRC is thrilled to welcome Úna to our team as the Managing Director of Europe," says Danielle Nagao, CEO. "Her advanced leadership skills and background in payment regulation, fraud prevention and financial services strategy makes her an exceptional fit for this role. She offers a wealth of industry experience that will enhance our European program operations, grow our merchant and sponsor membership development and provide a fresh perspective to our European events."

Dillon has over 15 years' experience in financial services, payment card scheme strategy, European policy and membership associations. Her experience includes the Head of Card Services at The Irish Payment Services Organisation (IPSO), General Manager of Laser Card Services (Irish national debit card scheme), Board Director of the European ATM Security Team (EAST) and participant in numerous EPC (European Payments Council) working groups.

"I very much look forward to joining the MRC, contributing to an association dedicated to advancing merchant education, developing fraud prevention and payment initiatives and connecting professionals to mitigate risk and build online security. MRC Europe is rapidly developing and I am delighted to lead and direct European operations, strategy and initiatives for continued growth and success," says Úna Dillon.