CardWeb.com’s CardData database of Company Profiles today features Planet Payment.
Planet Payment delivers innovative payment processing solutions that solve many of the challenges facing today’s global electronic payments industry. We deliver our payment processing and multi-currency solutions to 70 financial services institutions around the world. Our services are currently deployed at 93,000 active merchant locations in 23 countries and territories across the Asia Pacific region, the Americas, the Middle East, Africa and Europe.
At the heart of Planet Payment is our centrally-hosted transaction platform which manages the global connectivity and interaction between consumers, merchants, banks, and the payment networks. Our platform provides the flexibility to deliver solutions tailored to meet the specific needs of banks and merchants in both established and dynamic emerging markets around the world.
• We help merchants – whether a hotelier, retailer, restaurant or eCommerce merchant – sell more goods and services.
Banks & Sales Organizations
• We help banks and their sales organizations sign and retain more merchants by providing new and innovative products – and help them expand into new markets.
• We help consumers by providing choice and clarity at the point-of-sale – and improve the shopping experience in both the physical and eCommerce worlds.
One Partner. Since 1999, we have established an international reputation for providing best-in-class, secure payment services that deliver incremental value and revenue to our customers and their merchants. We work collaboratively with our clients to develop solutions that help them meet today’s business challenges and tomorrow’s opportunities. Our team of skilled personnel, across the world, share one vision ” to serve as a trusted partner, dedicated to helping our clients and their merchants grow their business.
One Platform. Our single, currency neutral payment platform, the keystone of our business, allows us and our clients to enter new markets and deliver new services quickly. We nimbly deliver state-of-the-art solutions to our clients, in a fraction of the time, effort and cost it might take for them to develop or enhance their own systems. Once connected to our platform in one country, our customers and their merchants can use the same interfaces and point-of-sale devices in all other countries in which we operate.
Planet Payment. We are committed to delivering innovative payment services that fulfill the promise of helping our customers and their merchants improve their business efficiencies and sell more goods and services.
Carl J. Williams
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Carl Williams’ career in financial services spans 30 years and includes several high profile industry positions. He is the founder of Baikal Group, LLC a consultancy and advisory company. From May 2012 until July 2013, he served as Managing Director of Pay Anywhere, LLC. Until recently he was also an advisor to Global Payments Inc. Previously, Mr. Williams was President of World Wide Payment Processing for Global Payments, a role that he held from 2004-2009, while living in Prague and Hong Kong. Mr. Williams also served as President of the Merchant Services Division of National Processing Company, one of the nation’s largest processors of credit card, debit and check transactions. Mr. Williams has served as an adviser to Planet Payment, Inc. since 2010. Mr. Williams holds a B.A. from La Salle University in Philadelphia.
Lead Independent Director
Shane Kim is a Managing Member of Camden Partners, where he focuses on investments in the Business Services and Healthcare sectors. He serves on the board of Santa Rosa Consulting, Inc. and was a director or observer of New Horizons Worldwide, Inc., Vantage Oncology, Inc., CardSystems Solutions, Inc. and COHR, Inc. Mr. Kim also served on the MBA Advisory Council for the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona. Mr. Kim graduated from the University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business, with a B.S. degree in Finance.
Non Executive Director
Cameron McColl has significant experience in setting up and developing new companies. An electronics engineer by training, Mr. McColl has worked for a number of firms in the technology sector. Mr. McColl serves as Chairman of the Company’s Audit and Remuneration Committees.