PaySauce announces Jim Sybertsma as new Director

Wed, Sep 20 2023 08:30 am

Jim Sybertsma appointed to Board of Directors

Lower Hutt, New Zealand - 20 September 2023

PaySauce Limited (NZX:PYS) announces that Jim Sybertsma has been appointed as an independent Director of the board with effect from 1 October 2023.

Jim has over 25 years of experience in financial leadership positions including CFO roles for DB Group, NZ Dairy Foods, Fliway Group, and Hawkesby Management. During this time, Jim has been involved in audit, compliance and corporate finance activities across a range of industries and sizes from start-up to scale-up.

Jim is currently a Director for Provident Insurance Corporation Limited, Auto Drive Holdings and First Glass. He is also CFO of Hawkesby Management, a family office investment role managing multiple investments in early stage tech companies and listed equity portfolios.

Commenting on the appointment, Jim said, “I’m incredibly excited to join PaySauce at such an important time of its growth journey, and I look forward to bringing my skills and experience to the table to help the team deliver success”.

Board Chair Shelley Ruha said, “We’re thrilled to have Jim step in as Chair of our Audit and Risk Committee. His expertise will serve us incredibly well as we execute on our growth strategy”.

An image of Jim Sybertsma is included in the attached pdf.


PaySauce is a SaaS fintech platform providing solutions for people at work in 14 jurisdictions across the Asia-Pacific region. The technology enables small employers to digitally onboard, pay and manage employees from any device. The platform includes rosters, mobile timesheets, payroll calculations, banking integration, automated payments, PAYE filing, labour costing, automated general ledger entries and digital employment contracts. The PayNow feature enables customers’ employees to access the pay they’ve earned before payday, providing a free alternative to payday lenders.

Announcement PDF

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