AMSTERDAM | Effective April 1st, 2012, Huib Dekker will be assuming the role of Chief Financial Officer of GlobalCollect. Mr. Dekker succeeds Paul van Mierlo in this position, who will be leaving GlobalCollect in April 2012 to pursue personal interests.
Huib Dekker holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Informatics and a Master’s degree in Business Administration and received his Chartered Public Accountant registration from the University of Amsterdam. He commenced his career with the audit firm of Ernst and Young, advancing to the role of Senior Manager. Following Ernst and Young, Huib had various senior financial roles with such companies as RJ Reynolds International, Dutchtone N.V. and O2 B.V. in the Netherlands. He has held the Chief Financial Officer role at Telfort B.V., Wind- Hellas Telecommunications in Greece and most recently, the VoiceCash group of companies, including its bank in Malta.
Tom Staudt, Chief Executive Officer said: “We are delighted to welcome Huib to the company. Huib brings to GlobalCollect a broad leadership and financial skill set that will help GlobalCollect as we grow and expand our business in the coming years. Based upon his recent experience at VoiceCash, coupled with his previous telecommunications background, Huib brings an added benefit to GlobalCollect with his broad grounding and awareness of mobile payments and the overall mobile 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, 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. For more information please visit www.globalcollect.com and follow us on www.twitter.com/Global_Collect, www.facebook.com/globalcollect and www.linkedin.com/company/globalcollect.