ID-based Kount, an innovator of solutions for fraud and risk management, has ankled Linda Fayne Levinson for its Board of Directors.
The development comes on the heels of an $80 million investment made by the CVC Growth Fund in December.
Levinson brings extensive board and business experience, along with a deep knowledge of the payments and security industries. Levinson serves as Chair of the Board of Hertz and a Director at Ingram Micro, Jacobs Engineering Group, NCR, and Western Union.
She is also the Chair of the Compensation Committee for Hertz, NCR, and Jacobs Engineering Group. Earlier in her career, Levinson worked at McKinsey & Company, where she became the first woman partner; an Executive at American Express Travel Related Services Co., where she ran the leisure travel and tour business; a Partner at Wings Partners, a merchant bank that took Northwest Airlines private; and a Partner at GRP Partners, a venture capital firm where she led investments in e-commerce, online travel and payments.
Levinson also sits on the board of trustees of Barnard College in New York City, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Russian studies. She earned a master’s degree in Russian literature from Harvard University and a master’s degree in business administration from the Stern School at New York University.
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