HOOFDDORP - Stephen M. Buechner joined GlobalCollect as Senior Credit and Risk Officer.
In this capacity, he is also a member of GlobalCollect’s Executive Council and reports into Thomas P. Staudt, CEO. In his previous role, he served as the Head of Risk for Global Payments at Barclays PLC, where he was responsible for defining and implementing the risk management framework for Barclays Spain, Italy, Portugal, Germany, and France. Additionally, Mr. Buechner has held broad leadership positions within Barclays overseeing implementing payment risk strategies at Barclays’ Global Payment Operations Processing, and managing the payments principal risk remit across the Global Retail Bank, including Western Europe & Emerging Markets, as well as the Corporate Investment Banking & Wealth Management.
In his current role, Mr. Buechner oversees GlobalCollect’s overall risk and credit governance, including assessing risk profiles and business activities associated with offering a diverse product portfolio and servicing a broad range of clients. In addition, he holds responsibility for managing global compliance schemes, for example PCI DSS, and GlobalCollect’s other regulatory obligations.
Thomas P. Staudt, CEO of GlobalCollect, said: “We warmly welcome Stephen and his extensive experience and demonstrated leadership skills in the areas of global payments, Fraud and Risk schemes, as well as compliance and regulatory programs. Next to his strong diverse international background, he has a proven track record as an accomplished and results driven leader with a keen commercial focus, combining strong risk and credit governance with the ever changing needs of the eCommerce marketplace.”
GlobalCollect is the world's premier Payment Service Provider of local e-payment solutions for international Customer Not-Present (CNP) channels such as internet, mail, and telephone orders, and specializes in a wide range of industries such as travel, retail, online gaming, financial services, telecommunications, publishing, portals, and digital content. While most providers limit their services to a technical link with payment acquirers, GlobalCollect is a full service partner consulting clients on how to increase transaction volumes, expand distribution channels, and reduce costs by streamlining back office processes. Through a single-interface online payment platform, we offer access to an unrivalled portfolio of local and international payment methods in almost 200 countries, including all major credit and debit cards, direct debits, bank transfers, real-time bank transfers, eWallets, cash at outlets, prepaid methods, checks, and invoices.