Hypercom Corporation announced the appointment of Eric Duprat to vice president, Marketing and Business Development for the company’s Transaction System Group. Mr. Duprat will be directly responsible for the division’s global marketing operations and will report to Jairo E. Gonzalez, president of Hypercom TSG.
“Eric Duprat is a perfect fit for Hypercom because he is an internationally recognized leader in marketing global smart cards, card security and electronic identification products. With his demonstrated marketing and management skills for worldwide operations, he will play an important role in helping Hypercom advance its global growth strategy,” said Gonzalez.
“We have made our company stronger by bringing Eric Duprat to Hypercom. He is a highly seasoned, highly respected professional in the electronic payments industry. His appointment is directly in line with our strategy and objective to bring to market the most advanced technologies and the smartest, fastest and easiest to use products for the point-of-transaction,” said Chris Alexander, chairman and CEO, Hypercom Corporation.
Mr. Duprat is an eight-year veteran of the electronic payments industry. Prior to joining Hypercom, he held executive marketing positions with VeriFone, Inc., Schlumberger Technologies and Polaroid Corporation’s electronic identification division.
About Hypercom ([www.hypercom.com])
Hypercom Corporation (NYSE: HYC) is the leading global provider of electronic payment solutions that add value at the point-of-sale for consumers, merchants and acquirers, and yield increased profitability for its customers. Hypercom’s products include secure, high performance, web-enabled card payment terminals that work seamlessly with its networking equipment and software applications for e-commerce, m-commerce, smart cards and traditional payment applications. The company’s widely-accepted ePOS-infocommerce (epic) framework of consumer-activated, EMV-certified, touch-screen ICE (Interactive Consumer Environment) terminals enable acquirers and merchants to decrease costs, increase revenues and improve customer retention.
Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, Hypercom maintains an installed base of more than 5 million
terminals in over 100 countries, which conduct over 10 billion transactions annually.