Lowery was previously MD of e-top-up provider PostTS, which was acquired by Alphyra Group in March this year.
He has also held positions at Lloyds TSB, Halifax, Caudwell Communications and the Irish Post Office.
He was a trainee manager and deputy store manager at Sainsbury.
Lowery will be based at the group’s head office and operational centre in Northwich, Cheshire, and will lead more than 100 staff, including 30 at its other UK office in Scotland.
He said that his first priority was to look at how the company could further improve services and the product portfolio it offers to more than 23,000 retailers.