Thunes Makes Executive Changes to Accelerate Global Growth: Appoints Wolf Allisat as New Chief Revenue Officer, Promotes AB Tan to President of Thunes Collections

  • Wolf Allisat, former CRO of Unbabel and seasoned sales leader in the SaaS industry, joins Thunes as its new Chief Revenue Officer.
  • Aik Boon Tan, Chief Commercial Officer, is promoted to President of Thunes Collections.
  • The changes are a continuation of the company’s global growth and expansion strategy, aimed to accelerate Thunes’ revenue growth across E-commerce, Marketplaces, Superapps and Neobanks.

Singapore, 30 June 2022 Thunes, a global cross-border payments company, today announced some changes in its executive team. A SaaS industry veteran Wolf Allisat was appointed as the company’s first Chief Revenue Officer. Simultaneously, Chief Commercial Officer Aik Boon (AB) Tan was promoted to President of Thunes Collections, effective immediately.

In the newly created position of CRO, Wolf will be defining the global Go-to-Market and Sales strategy for Thunes Payouts, serving as part of the executive leadership team, and playing a critical role in scaling Thunes’ sales to new customer segments globally.

As a President of Thunes Collections, a payin division of Thunes, AB will be responsible for building Thunes Collections into a global business, and realizing commercial ambitions of this fast-growing business line.

“Thunes is at a pivotal moment when we’ve built robust product and network capabilities, and are now starting to address significant growth opportunities in new customer segments and regions. So I’m very excited to welcome Wolf onboard. He is an outstanding addition to our team. He has a wealth of experience running Enterprise Sales at SaaS companies, and building world-class sales organisations, and I’m looking forward to his impact as Chief Revenue Officer of Thunes and his energy driving this next phase of our global growth,” said Peter De Caluwe, Chief Executive Officer, Thunes.

“AB has been a tremendous asset to the team and he has been a critical part of the company’s growth and success over the last several years. He is one of the most experienced people in the global payments ecosystem, and I can’t wait to see him unlocking the full potential of Thunes Collections,” he continued.

Wolf Allisat has vast experience as a senior digital executive with a strong history of success in growing companies through key phases in their evolutions from industry pioneers to becoming the global standard in their industries. Prior to joining Thunes, Wolf was the Chief Revenue Officer at Unbabel. Also, he served in a similar role at TagMan, ComScore and Adobe, where he was responsible for driving the company’s expansion strategy in key global markets across all channels.

AB Tan was one of the first employees of Thunes. He joined TransferTo, a parent company of Thunes, in 2006. Subsequent, he transitioned to Thunes in 2016 and was responsible for developing the payout network and building the sales team. Then he was tasked to scale the business globally by establishing a Global Sales team within the organisation. AB holds an engineering degree from Monash University in Australia and an MBA from the Maastricht School of Management in the Netherlands.

About Thunes

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Founded in 2016, Thunes is a B2B company that powers payments for the world’s fastest-growing businesses – from Gig Economy giants such as Uber and Deliveroo and Southeast Asia’s super-app Grab to global Fintech leaders such as PayPal and Remitly. Through a single, simple connection, consumers and businesses can send payments to – and get paid in – every corner of the world. Thunes currently supports 79 currencies, enables payments to 130 countries, and helps to accept 300 payment methods. In April 2022, Thunes acquired a controlling stake in a leading AML and Compliance Platform company Tookitaki, which now enables the company’s advanced compliance, anti-fraud, and anti-money laundering (AML) capabilities, setting an international benchmark for sustainable compliance. The company is headquartered in Singapore, with regional offices in London, Paris, Shanghai, New York, Dubai, Nairobi, Arizona, and Barcelona. For more information, visit