Electronic Card Systems, Inc., (ECS) has appointed Ryan O’Connor as Senior Vice President of Marketing, it was announced Thursday. ECS is one of the nation’s leading providers of merchant credit card accounts, specializing in the electronic commerce industry. ECS develops and markets customized merchant credit card processing solutions that typically include real-time processing, risk management and reporting systems for Internet retailers and other electronic commerce merchants.
O’Connor comes to ECS with a strong background in managing national marketing campaigns for merchant credit card processing and risk management systems. Immediately prior to joining ECS, O’Connor was Executive Vice President in charge of sales and operations at Card Payment Systems, Inc., a New York-based Independent Service Organization.
Previously, O’Connor was Vice President of Business Development for Risk Management Systems,. Inc., and its affiliate, Applied Data Services, Inc., in Los Angeles. Risk Management Systems grew from a start-up into a leading source of risk management and information systems for major national credit card processors during his tenure.
A native of Los Angeles, O’Connor is a graduate of Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, CA, with degrees in Business Management and Finance.
Reporting to ECS Chief Executive Officer Charles S. Crawford, O’Connor will be responsible for all of the Company’s marketing programs, including in- house sales, the network of Independent Service Organizations and independent sales representatives, trade show participation, advertising and strategic sales and marketing alliances.
“Ryan O’Connor is exceptionally well-equipped to help us move forward as the leading source of customized merchant accounts for electronic commerce and internet-based businesses, Crawford said. “He has solid national visibility in the credit card industry and possesses a keen understanding of the importance of providing merchants with innovative, value-added services that enable them to thrive.”
Electronic Card Systems is affiliated with R.J. Gordon & Company, a four- year veteran of the Inc. 500 list of America’s fastest-growing private companies and a leading source of innovation and technology for the electronic commerce industry.Details