SAN FRANCISCO | GlobalCollect, the world’s most knowledgeable payment service provider, announced it has appointed Gregory Leos, a 20 year veteran of the payment industry and recognised thought leader in the field, as General Manager for North America. In this capacity, Mr. Leos will lead GlobalCollect’s rapidly expanding operations in the United States and Canada, where the company is experiencing double-digit year on year growth.
Greg Leos joins GlobalCollect from ControlScan, where he was vice president of North American sales and business development. Prior to joining ControlScan, Leos was president of North America for Sysnet Global Solutions. His long career in the payments and data security industry has seen him hold further senior-level positions with companies such as Trustwave, Wells Fargo, WorldPay and Global Payments.
Leos is considered an industry thought leader on the topics of payments, data security and business leadership. He is frequently invited to speak at educational conferences and is a member of the advisory board for the payments industry publication The Green Sheet. Active with the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) for many years, Leos currently serves as the association’s Education Committee chair.
US world's largest online market
“North America is the world’s largest eCommerce market and a key geography for GlobalCollect. We’re very excited to bring in a leader of Greg’s stature to lead our operations there,” said Thomas Staudt, Chief Executive Officer of GlobalCollect. “With his extensive leadership experience in payments and data security, Greg is ideally qualified to drive the next phase of growth for GlobalCollect in North America”
Trusted Payment Advisor
“GlobalCollect is already the payment processor of choice and trusted payment advisor for the world’s top-tier international eCommerce companies,” Leos said. “I’m proud to join the company as it expands into exciting new fields such as payment data analytics and managed fraud services, and look forward to contributing to the company’s next phase of growth.”
GlobalCollect is the most knowledgeable global Payment Service Provider in the world, processing more than US$14 billion in international e-commerce payments per year for more than 500 of the world’s most recognized e-commerce brands in the digital goods and services, travel, retail and video gaming industries, among many others.
With nearly two decades of payments experience, we enable our clients to efficiently and securely accept payments from more than 170 countries in more than 170 currencies, using in excess of 150 local payment methods including all major credit and debit cards, direct debits, bank transfers, real-time bank transfers, eWallets, cash at outlets, prepaid methods, checks, and invoices. This gives our customers unparalleled coverage, especially in high-growth regions like Latin America, where GlobalCollect acquired regional PSP Sub1 in 2012. Our robust and redundant systems guarantee our customers high availability and reliability.
GlobalCollect’s business intelligence tools and more than 400 payments experts help our clients elevate their payment strategies to become a strategic asset to their companies. Headquartered in Amsterdam, GlobalCollect has six locations around the world, and is a Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe company. For more information please visit globalcollect.com and follow us on Linkedin and Twitter.
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