Jean-Daniel Gries, New FrenchSys President

Jean-Daniel Gries, Director of Interbanking Relations and Payment Partnerships at La Banque Postale, was appointed President of FrenchSys during the General Assembly of June 15. 2023. He replaces Régis Folbaum, first FrenchSys President since its creation in 2018.

FrenchSys is a CB-Investissements (CBI) subsidiary, active since January 1st. 2019. It was founded to facilitate multi-scheme payment acceptance in France. FrenchSys is working for acquirers, card schemes, vendors and processors of digital payments.

Jean-Daniel Gries has a long and strong experience in payments. He started his career at Natixis for the Banques Populaires and worked from 1998 to 2013 for La Poste and La Banque Postale groups in the domain of payments. From 2013 to 2020, he was President of Transactis, a company in charge of card transaction processing and also active in payment transfers, direct-debits and instant payments for La Banque Postale and Société Générale groups. He also served as Director and General Director of eZyness from 2017 to 2022. Since 2020 he is Director of Interbanking Relations and Payment Partnerships at La Banque Postale. Jean-Daniel Gries is very much involved in the French card payment ecosystem. He notably represents la Banque Postale at the Vice-Presidency of the CB Board, at the CBI Board and as President of PayCert, another CBI subsidiary.

Jean-Daniel Gries declared : « I pay a warm tribute to the determining action of Régis Folbaum, for the founding of FrenchSys and for his success in establishing FrenchSys as a major actor of the French multi-scheme payment ecosystem and as a facilitator of digital payments for the benefit of all stakeholders: acquirers, card schemes, vendors and card transaction processors. I am delighted to take over the role of President from Régis Folbaum for a new stage in the development of FrenchSys ».