Trintech announced the appointment of Kevin Shea and John Harte to key executive positions in the company, reporting into the CEO, John McGuire. Trintech’s growth and potential prompted Kevin C. Shea, former Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at National Data Corporation, to join as Chief Operating Officer of Trintech Group PLC. He will also serve on the Board of Directors of Trintech. Mr Shea’s move follows the appointment late last year of John Harte, former Chief Executive Officer and President of NeoVista Software, Inc, a developer of enterprise business intelligence software, to the position of Executive Vice President of global sales, marketing and services. The many years of high-tech experience brought by Mr. Shea and Mr. Harte round out Trintech’s executive management team in its San Mateo headquarters.
“This is a very exciting time for Trintech as we continue to develop our business globally,” says John McGuire, CEO at Trintech. “Our tremendous growth and ongoing success requires a team of talented and seasoned professionals to ensure that we develop both the scalable business infrastructure and key business relationships required to attain and support our growth objectives. Both Kevin and John provide the optimum balance of experience and vision necessary to compete in today’s e-commerce environment.”
Kevin Shea joins Trintech as Chief Operating Officer and is responsible for managing all product lines on a global basis and key operational functions within the company. Mr. Shea brings a wealth of payment experience and operational skills to the role. Prior to Trintech, Mr. Shea served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at National Data Corporation, a leading provider of information services for health care and electronic commerce markets with $750 million in revenue. In his role at National Data Corporation, Mr. Shea was responsible for business strategy and the company’s merger and acquisition strategy. Prior to serving as Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Shea was Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Payment Systems Business line. Mr. Shea was also responsible for corporate and business operating plans and functional financial support. Prior to joining National Data Corporation in 1987, Mr. Shea worked as chief operating officer and principal at First Interstate Bancorp subsidiary where he was responsible for assessing business opportunities for the holding company. Mr. Shea worked also at Citicorp for nine years and was responsible for managing various merchant and consumer payment operations.
John Harte joins Trintech as Executive Vice President of global sales, marketing and services. In this role, Mr. Harte will have group-wide responsibility for all sales and marketing programs across the company, as well as managing the professional services and customer support organizations. Mr. Harte comes to Trintech after holding the position of President and CEO of NeoVista Software, Inc since 1996. At NeoVista, Mr. Harte established the company as a premier supplier of business intelligence software, gaining high visibility in the market with marquee accounts such as Wal*Mart, State Farm, Bank of America, Wells Fargo Bank, Morgan Stanley, and J C Penney. Prior to NeoVista, Mr. Harte was Vice President of worldwide sales, marketing and services with Alliant Computer Systems.
Founded in 1987, Trintech Group PLC is a leading provider of secure electronic payment infrastructure solutions for card-based transactions in the physical world and over the Internet. The company offers a complete range of payment software products for credit, debit, commercial and procurement card applications, as well as being a world leader in the deployment of payment solutions for Internet commerce that are fully SSL and SET? compliant. Trintech’s range of scalable open systems architecture solutions for UNIX® and Windows NT? platforms covers consumer, merchant and financial institution requirements for physical payments and the emerging world of electronic commerce. Trintech can be contacted in the U.S. at 2755 Campus Drive, San Mateo, CA 94003 (Tel: 650-227-7000) and in Ireland at Trintech Building, South County Business Park, Leopardstown, Dublin 18 (Tel: 353-1-207-4000). Trintech can be reached on the Web at [http://www.trintech.com].