International payments cards producer Smart Concepts has appointed a new international sales director to handle its global petrol retailer client base as it looks to expand its business, PetrolPlaza reports.

The payment and loyalty card firm has placed Philippe Chautard into the position of international sales director. Mr Chautard will be responsible for delivering on the company’s future vision for its fuel retailing customer division.

Extending our activities is perfectly in keeping with our strategy, assisting our clients with their expansion and specific needs. The recruitment of Philippe Chautard will enable our current and future customers to benefit from our expertise and commitments to satisfy their needs, PetrolPlaza reported Johan Vaatstra, CEO and owner of Smart Concepts Group, as saying.

The company has also opened a new subsidiary in Sophia-Antipolis, France as part of its expansion plan.