AMSTERDAM | Effective May 1st, 2012, GlobalCollect, the world’s premier payment service provider of local e-payments, announces the appointment of Pier Iberti as Global Market Director Retail, and Nathan Salisbury as Global Market Director Gaming. Their appointment is the next step in GlobalCollect’s global vertical market strategy to focus sales, product innovation and marketing on key growth industries for eCommerce. Both Global Market Directors are business leaders and have an excellent track record in thought leadership in their respective verticals, which will ensure the increase of the company’s growth in the Gaming and Retail markets.
In addition to the regional knowledge sustained in the US, Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific through local teams, GlobalCollect now continues to invest in vertical market expertise. Koen Vanpraet, Chief Commercial Officer of GlobalCollect says: “The Global Market Directors are tasked to establish themselves as thought leaders for their assigned industries and will, next to strategic business and relationship development, lead a variety of marketing and value added services actions as well as product initiatives within their markets”. The Global Market Directors will advice GlobalCollect and its merchants by sharing their knowledge and views on developments, trends and challenges in their respective verticals.
Global Market Director Retail, Pier Iberti, based out of GlobalCollect’s US office in San Francisco, takes the lead for the retail vertical. Ms. Iberti has worked for the last two years in a Business Development Retail role for the North American region confirming her broad experience acquired previously working with retailers. Nathan Salisbury, as part of the European Business Development team will be heading the Gaming vertical. Prior to GlobalCollect Mr. Salisbury worked for more than 10 years in a variety of sales leadership roles for media and technology companies.
Ms. Iberti and Mr. Salisbury join Mike Carlo who was appointed Global Market Director for the travel industry in 2011. Mr. Carlo has a long and successful track record in consultative sales within the travel industry. As thought leader of payment models in the travel vertical, Mr. Carlo is a regular speaker at travel related events.
Pieter Stal, Executive Vice President Global Account Management at GlobalCollect: “The Travel, Gaming and Retail industries represent a major part of GlobalCollect’s revenues today and under leadership of our Global Market Directors (GMD), we are confident that our leading position in these industries can be further established and developed”.
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, ticketing, telecommunications, retail, publishing, portals, online gaming, 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 over 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.
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