PSI-Pay account and card-based payment solutions companies, is proud to announce that Craig James has joined the board of Directors.Craig is a highly Experienced FCA (FSA)/E-Money and PrePaid Compliance/Regulatory and Anti Money Laundering specialist. He has held Controlled Functions 1, 2, 10 and 11 for both UK and International Financial Services companies. Having overseen the compliance / MLRO functions of organisations such as Firepay (Optimal Payments) and Paysafecard he brings considerable business experience and knowledge, along with a full understanding of balancing risk management, regulation and performance. Craig’s experience within the regulatory and risk management environment will ensure that PSI-Pay are ‘ahead of the game’ with the proposed new EU regulations, particularly as they expand into other EU territories
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Florida-based prepaid card specialist, Morgan Beaumont, has hired Scott Matthews, former founder and CEO of Platinum Financial Group, as VP/Business Development. At Platinum, he launched the “Usher Success” MasterCard card. Matthews also founded International Gateway Exchange, a technology company that developed and marketed the “UTA Cash Card”. He received his bachelor’s degree in business management and marketing from Florida State University. Morgan Beaumont, Inc. is a provider of stored value and debit card solutions.
New Jersey-based Princeton eCom has named Ron Averett as CEO and Craig Kirsch as chairman of the board. Prior to joining Princeton eCom, Averett served as SVP in charge of Chevy Chase Bank’s credit card division. Princeton eCom is an industry leading provider of electronic payment solutions with more than 1400 banks and 200 biller customers.
iPIN announced the selection of Craig Olsen as Sr. Vice President of Global Field Operations. Olsen will be responsible for sales, professional services, marketing communications, customer service and the expansion of iPIN’s presence worldwide.
“iPIN has established itself as the global leader in web and wireless e-Payment technology in the telecommunications industry,” said Olsen. “By leveraging my expertise in telecommunications and enterprise software, I hope to help drive iPIN’s expansion strategy for wireless payment applications into new markets, such as the telematics industry. I look forward to making an immediate contribution at iPIN.”
Olsen brings nearly twenty years of managerial experience in high tech companies to iPIN. Most recently, Olsen was the Sr. Vice President of International Operations for Niku Corporation, where he was responsible for all corporate operations outside of the U.S. and he acted as the managing director of five Niku European based subsidiaries. Olsen has also been the Sr. Vice President of Sales and Field marketing at Teligent, Inc. During his tenure at Teligent, Olsen led the company’s efforts for global expansion and built the company’s first central offices and fixed wireless network. As Vice President of WorldCom, Olsen led a national business unit operating in the top twenty cities in the U.S. Olsen has additional managerial experience at Mitel Corporation, Bell South Communication Systems, Siemens Information Systems, and Communications Corporation of America.
“Craig’s extensive experience in fostering international relationships and building new markets from the ground up were key considerations in our selection,” said Bradley Rode, CEO of iPIN. “Craig’s track record with such clients as British Telecom, Barclays, and Deutsche Telecom demonstrates his ability to develop European markets, which has been a priority for iPIN for several years. We are confident that Craig will continue to drive our success in the European market, while also expanding iPIN’s presence in the U.S. and other international regions. We are pleased to have such a proven leader in telecommunications and enterprise software on our team.”
iPIN ([www.ipin.com]) is a leading provider of e-Payment software. iPIN’s e-Payment software offers convenience and security to consumers as they make Web and wireless purchases. Capitalizing upon the established infrastructure that processes credit and debit card payments, iPIN complements existing payment card channels by providing a wider selection of e-Payment options. With iPIN, payments can be made through bank accounts, stored value accounts, and wireless bills using devices such as cellular phones, computers, smart cards, and automotive transponders. iPIN’s products have been implemented worldwide by financial institutions, telecommunications operators, automotive OEMs, and ISPs who want to drive additional revenues and become more involved with their consumers as they make purchases beyond the existing customer or billing relationship. iPIN customers include Vodafone UK, British Telecom, Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited, and France Telecom among others. For further information, contact in the U.S. Linda Pace, +1 650-272-3723, ([email protected]), in Europe, Marc Kawam +33 1 58 56 72 03, ([email protected]), in Asia, Raymond Chu, +852-2887-7827, ([email protected]), or visit the website [www.ipin.com].