European Card Review has interviewed Stolwijk, now that he is leaving his post as chairman of the Board of Interpay, but will continue as chairman of SiNSYS, the joint venture between Interpay, Banksys and SSB, for two or three years.
Mr Stolwijk explains that the next ten years will see a slow move towards more unified infrastructure. Still even aligning Belgium and the Netherlands is already a difficult job, he says. Also he suggests that the current PIN-brand might not survive in this future:
In the Netherlands, the PIN brand might not survive – it might become Maestro or whatever.