US e-commerce services developer Digital River has appointed Souheil Badran as senior vice president and general manager of Digital River World Payments.
Badran’s professional background includes experience in international markets and the management of e-commerce, payments, fraud prevention, cash management and card processing organizations. He has joined Digital River from e-commerce and payment processing company First Data Corporation, where he served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of the E-Commerce Solutions Division.
Digital River World Payments service provides payment options which include checkout page optimization, fraud detection, services to manage PCI exposure and currency risk as well as back-office reconciliation and business intelligence tools. The payment service is available in more than 190 countries and supports over 170 transaction and display currencies.
In a recent development, Digital River has inked an e-commerce agreement with Panasonic, a provider of connected TV entertainment, to manage the latter’s US e-commerce transactions for its Viera Connect Market.