About GlobalCollect

GlobalCollect is the most knowledgeable global Payment Service Provider in the world, processing international ecommerce payments for the world’s most recognized ecommerce brands.

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 150 currencies, using in excess of 150 local payment methods including all major credit cards, debit cards and alternative payment methods.  

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.

Executive Directory

<strong>Thomas P. Staudt</strong>Chief Executive Officer
<strong>David Jimenez</strong>Chief Revenue Officer
<strong>Rick Centeno</strong>Chief Technology Officer
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Thomas P. Staudt

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer. Thomas is a business veteran with over 25 years of experience in leading global companies to success through strategic repositioning. His previous roles include CEO of Ruesch International, Inc., CEO of MedE America, and COO of Card Establishment Services.

David Jimenez
 

David Jimenez

Chief Revenue Officer

As CRO, David heads up our New Business Development efforts Globally. David’s career spans 20 successful years in Business Development and Sales Leadership. His experience is in the E-Commerce, Retail, T&E and Recurring Bill-Pay Channels with the acquiring arm of JPMorgan Chase.   Prior to Chase Paymentech, David spent 10 years in the global telecommunications industry applying extensive technology integration and sales background with companies like MCI Worldcom and Impsat/Global Crossing where his focus was on the Financial industry. He is a proven executive in driving sales culture for both small start up’s to large established Fortune 500 organizations.

Rick Centeno
 

Rick Centeno

Chief Technology Officer

Before joining GlobalCollect, Rick was accountable globally for Nokia Siemens Network's Business Support Solutions and Value Added Application Services business, driving product development, sales, delivery and maintenance and support of all products in this portfolio. As an accomplished technology executive with a strong focus on business performance, he held prior to the above senior leadership positions within companies ranging from small/medium size start-up firms (Vizzavi and Global Interface) to transforming technology organisations within a corporate environment (like Vodafone, Telfort and Shell). Rick holds a Ph.D. in Physics and Mathematics from Leiden University and lives currently in the Netherlands.

<strong>Keshav Talwar</strong>Chief Payments Officer
<strong>Stephen Buechner</strong>Chief Credit and Risk Officer
<strong>Johan Been</strong>Chief Operating Officer
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Keshav Talwar

Chief Payments Officer

Kesh Talwar has over 20 years experience in international and B2B payments. Kesh spent over 15 years at First Data where he last managed and built the global acquiring business. Prior to that he was responsible for the strategy and product development of the B2B business, the mobile commerce platform and sales. Some of his other notable experiences were at MasterCard International where he managed interchange and also built the phone calling card platform.

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joining GlobalCollect, Stephen held various roles at Barclays Group, including the Risk Head for Global Payments, where he managed the payments principal risk program for Barclays across the group’s international footprint. Prior to Barclays Steve was the Chief Risk Officer for ING Cards Germany, and held various operations and risk roles at Citibank.

Kesh Talwar has over 20 years experience in international and B2B payments. Kesh spent over 15 years at First Data where he last managed and built the global acquiring business. Prior to that he was responsible for the strategy and product development of the B2B business, the mobile commerce platform and sales. Some of his other notable experiences were at MasterCard International where he managed interchange and also built the phone calling card platform.

Stephen Buechner
 

Stephen Buechner

Chief Credit and Risk Officer

Before joining GlobalCollect, Stephen held various roles at Barclays Group, including the Risk Head for Global Payments, where he managed the payments principal risk program for Barclays across the group’s international footprint. Prior to Barclays Steve was the Chief Risk Officer for ING Cards Germany, and held various operations and risk roles at Citibank.

Johan Been
 

Johan Been

Chief Operating Officer

Johan is an experienced senior manager in the payments industry, with almost 20 years experience in various senior management roles. Before joining GlobalCollect, Johan was the CTO at CCV, a leading European player in the card-present payments industry. Prior to this role he was a senior manager at Equens (former Interpay) where he was leading the IT/Operations departments for many years. Before this role he was responsible for the entire debit cards business (PIN) at Interpay during the introduction of the euro and later on the introduction of EMV. Prior to his roles at Equens he held positions at Prolin and Hewlett Packard. Johan holds a degree in Business Informatics.

<strong>Huib Dekker</strong>Chief Financial Officer
<strong>Eric Kriesels</strong>General Counsel
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Huib Dekker

Chief Financial Officer

Huib is a seasoned professional in finance and has held the Chief Financial Officer role at Telfort, Wind- Hellas Telecommunications in Greece and most recently, the VoiceCash group of companies, including its bank in Malta. Prior to these roles he had various senior financial roles with companies such as Ernst & Young, RJ Reynolds International, and O2. Huib holds degrees in Business Informatics and Business Administration and received his Chartered Public Accountant registration from the University of Amsterdam.

Eric Kriesels
 

Eric Kriesels

General Counsel

Eric Kriesels joined GlobalCollect in 2006 as Vice President Legal Affairs and has been instrumental to the growth of GlobalCollect. Before joining the executive team in March 2010 as General Counsel, Eric Kriesels was Chairman of the Board of Stichting Global Collect Trust. Eric Kriesels has a Master degree in law at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam and started his career as solicitor. Before joining GlobalCollect, Eric Kriesels held positions at various international companies in the financial and pharmaceutical industry.

Investors

investors-wcasWelsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
www.welshcarson.com

Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe is the largest and most successful private equity firm focused on two industry sectors: information/business services and healthcare. Established in 1979, WCAS manages total capital of $20 billion. Our strategy is to buy growth businesses in our target industries and build value through both internal growth and acquisitions, resulting in superior returns for our investors.

Our Mission

GlobalCollect is the leading full-service provider of local e-payment solutions. We enable our clients to realize their global ambitions and expand their e-commerce activities across the world. Accordingly, our main objective is to ensure their success. We take the complexity out of global e-payment procedures so that our clients receive simple yet highly effective solutions.

Vision Statement

  • To lead the electronic payment industry through our experience, knowledge and foresight.
  • To build strong client relationships to help them to grow in terms of revenue as well as global coverage.
  • To ensure that whatever we do always proves our commitment to our clients.

Certifications and licenses

GlobalCollect is PCI-DSS Level 1 certified and is member of the PCI Security Standards Council as participating organization to work with the Council to evolve the PCI Data Security Standard (DSS) and other payment card data protection standards. PCI DSS is a set of requirements designed to ensure that companies that process, store or transmit credit card information maintain a secure environment.

GlobalCollect Services BV Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) Certificate of Compliance. View certificate here. Please click here to view all PCI DSS documentation.

Dutch National Bank (DNB) authorized Payment Services Provider
As of 1 November 2009, under Section 2:3a of the “Wet op het financieel toezicht” or Wft [Financial Supervision Act], no one may pursue the business of a payment service provider without an authorisation issued by DNB. DNB issued a license for GlobalCollect to provide payment services as it satisfied the applicable conditions. Payment service providers holding a license are referred to as ‘payment institutions’. DNB is the supervisor for prudential supervision of payment institutions in the Netherlands, and due diligence of GlobalCollect by the DNB occurs annually. 

GlobalCollect is ISAE 3402 Type II compliant for processing all payment products
To obtain an ISAE 3402 Type II qualification, GlobalCollect has defined specific control objectives in order to meet the requirements for processing all payment products within its portfolio. An independent auditor performed an on-site ISAE 3402 Type II audit regarding processes for all payment products offered by GlobalCollect: for the Legacy infrastructure covering the period of January 1st until December 31st, 2013; for the BankWorks Hosted Solution covering the period of September 1st, 2013 until March 31st, 2014.

With this qualification, GlobalCollect demonstrates that it has an appropriate set of rigorous controls and safeguards in place to service its merchants further. Clients can request a copy of the report at GlobalCollect.

International Standards for Assurance Engagements (ISAE) No. 3402, Assurance Reports on Controls at a Service Organization, replaces SAS70 and is effective as of 15 June 2011. ISAE 3402 is an internationally recognized auditing standard of the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB). By providing the ISAE 3402 Type II report, GlobalCollect aims to assist merchants in complying with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act in relation to payment services outsourced to GlobalCollect. www.isae3402.com

BACS granted GlobalCollect BV with a Bureau status. This Bureau status enables GlobalCollect to send UK direct debit files for multiple merchants using merchant specific Originator numbers (OIN's). www.bacs.co.uk