Antoon Kuijpers (1956) is Deputy Chairman of the Equens Board of Directors as of 1 May 2007. He has been a member of the Equens Board of Directors since its incorporation on 30 November 2006. He joined Interpay Nederland B.V. in November 1994. In his position as Manager of Chip Cards, he introduced the Chipknip e-purse in the Netherlands. Antoon Kuijpers has been a member of Interpay’s Board of Directors since 1999.
In the early days of his career, he was involved in the development and implementation of various information systems, including cards, payments systems in the beginning of the 80’s. Later on, he was involved in the introduction of the point-of-sale terminal and strategy for the establishment of BeaNet, the company that handled the transfer of electronic payments made with PIN-based bankcards until it merged into Interpay in 1994.