In Other News: CPI (ICMA); PROPAY (Samsung Pay); NAB (exec); and SIONIC (ION).
CPI – CPI Card Group, a global specialist in financial and EMV chip card production and related services, announced 24 employees have recently passed the International Card Manufacturers Association’s (ICMA) Advanced Card Education Manufacturing (ACE-M) accreditation and/or the Advanced Card Education Personalization (ACE-P) accreditation. Adding to the organization’s current roster of ACE-accredited professionals, CPI Card Group remains the most ACE-accredited company in the world with a total of 82 accreditations.
PROPAY – TSYS ProPay, a TSYS has added yet another payment acceptance option to its solution suite — Samsung Pay, an easy and secure mobile payment service. ProPay merchants who have the latest version of the ProPay JAK and mobile app can now accept payments from their customers who have Samsung Pay. Merchants can enjoy lower card-present rates and the security of a mobile payment service that encrypts the transaction at the time of tap or swipe.
NAB – North American Bancard Holdings, announced the hiring of Justin Muntean as senior vice president of sales. In his new position, Muntean will provide leadership to NAB’s Direct Acceptance Group and National Sales Team, as well as contribute to the company’s marketing and business strategies.
SIONIC – Sionic Mobile announced the availability of a new white-label version of its ION Digital Merchant Marketplace. Designed to integrate with existing mobile applications, the application-programming interface (API) gives partners’ app users access to Sionic Mobile’s premiere mobile rewards marketplace representing more than 100,000 merchant locations nationwide.