By: 7 July 2023

Kuriakose joins from Meta, where she was the product director for Messenger

SumUp appoints Anna Kuriakose as chief product officer

SumUp has appointed Anna Kuriakose to develop and add new payment products to its growing portfolio. 

Kuriakose joins as chief product officer from Meta, where she was the product director for Messenger on Windows and Mac and web-based video calling. 

Prior to Meta, she held chief product officer roles at JustGiving and TotallyMoney, and was early product manager at Skype. 

Kuriakose joins a UK-headquartered fintech that was founded in 2012 and supplies more than 4m businesses in 35 countries with its payment solutions, including a business account, an online store and invoicing. 

In the last few years, SumUp expanded into POS solutions, with the acquisitions of Goodtill, Tiller and Fivestars. 

Anna Kuriakose

Commenting on joining SumUp, Kuriakose said: “SumUp has already established an impressive portfolio of products, ranging from payments to banking and loyalty, and is set to become the ultimate ‘Super App’ for merchants.  

“As SumUp continues to challenge conventional thinking, I am eager to further refine our product culture and customer focus to help drive our continued growth trajectory”. 

Marc-Alexander Christ, co-founder of SumUp, said: “I am convinced that together with Anna we will be able to take our products to a new level and offer even better tools to merchants in the future. 

“After all, fintechs are now among the big drivers in the European ecosystem, and Anna will propel our work as a pioneer of global innovation.” 

Image: SumUp 

Josh Poyser
Josh Poyser is an editor at FinTech Intel. He has written about fintech for several years and appeared at FinTech Connect 2023 on the 'Unlocking Success: The Art of Fintech PR' panel.