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GlobalCollect appoints Global Market Directors for Gaming and Retail verticals

GlobalCollect’s leading position in the industries of Retail, Gaming and Travel further established and developed by executing vertical strategies and growing business via a consultative customer driven approach

Amsterdam, the Netherlands – 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.  

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”.

About GlobalCollect

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

Note to the editor (not for publication)for further questions, interviews or images, please contact GlobalCollect:

Wendy Steevensz; Senior Manager PR & Marketing Communications a.i.
Mob. +31(0)620485337
E-Mail: press.globalcollect@globalcollect.com
Web: www.globalcollect.com

With the integration of Maestro, GlobalCollect offers XS Software and other merchants the opportunity to access specific demographics and geographical markets. Recently, XS Software launched MadMooBile, a mobile portal for the gaming industry. “Starting the partnership with GlobalCollect in February 2010, was one of the most important steps in the payments globalization and optimization for our company”; said Mr. Dimitar Yanchev, Project Manager at XS Software. “GlobalCollect goes beyond payments as their exclusive expertise in the gaming industry supports as many local alternative payments as possible to have better success rates as well as a wider coverage in the markets". XS Software is confident that GlobalCollect can accommodate its growth ambitions and found the full-service PSP to be a dedicated and knowledgeable partner, offering among other things: 

• Consultancy on online game monetization models in established and emerging markets
• Extensive experience of worldwide payment processing and in-depth knowledge of alternative payment methods
• Higher acceptance and success rates among the gaming audience of XS Software
• Excellent professional relations and references of other companies
• Unsurpassed and continually expanding portfolio of local payment methods
• Profound knowledge of local markets and culturally preferred payment methods
• Guidance on constantly evolving legal requirements and banking regulations

Launch Maestro International: entering European youth and student gaming market
XS Software is dedicated to providing a high level of service to their customers that makes XS Software a leader in browser gaming industry. In the European markets, many young people have Maestro debit cards as opposed to credit cards. Maestro is a proven cross-border debit solution delivering potential access at over 300 million cardholders across Europe. Nathan Salisbury, Global Market Director Gaming of GlobalCollect: “By implementing Maestro International for XS Software, GlobalCollect has helped to increase sales by giving access to a growing number of eCommerce enabled debit cards across Europe. We are able to provide access to previously untapped markets and demographics because of our portfolio of products and consultative approach.” After implementing Maestro with GlobalCollect, XS Software saw significant and immediate increases in the markets where Maestro had great conversion. Salisbury: “We expect the same trends in the next six months for XS Software, especially in Eastern Europe. By then we expect more youngsters are aware that they are able to pay online with their Maestro Card”.

Other Benefits of integrating Maestro – access to 60% debit card holders
With the integration of Maestro, GlobalCollect ensured for XS Software access to a market of 60% of debit card holders who are ready to use their Maestro card for online payments. Maestro has a 100% availability for eCommerce in Belgium, France, Portugal, Spain, Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia, Russia, Slovakia, Hungary, Slovenia, Ukraine, Latvia, among many other European countries. Also, with Maestro, GlobalCollect improves trust and security, automate payment transactions and fraud management for XS Software, next to an increase of checkout conversion, an immediate payment and guarantee on all products and services online.  

About XS Software
XS Software is a leading international company - specializing in browser games for over seven years now. With its headquarters in Sofia, Bulgaria XS Software is expanding worldwide and conquering the international market. The games of XS Software are being played around the world and the Internet makes it possible that XS Software games can be played anywhere. XS Software has original game titles - optimized to create loyal online communities and achieve considerable financial results. XS Software games localized its titles successfully in more than 35 languages and presents in more than 80 countries. For more information please visit
www.xs-software.com, www.madmoo.com and www.madmoobile.com.

About GlobalCollect
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. ___________________________________________________________________________________ Note to the editor (not for publication) for further questions or interviews please contact GlobalCollect:

Wendy Steevensz; Senior Manager PR & Marketing Communications a.i.
Mob. +31(0)620485337
E-Mail:
press.globalcollect@globalcollect.com
Web:
www.globalcollect.com

XS Software JSCo, Dimitar Yanchev, Project Manager
Phone: +359 894 774 935
E-Mail:
d.yanchev@xs-software.com
Web:
www.xs-software.com

GlobalCollect’s leading position in the industries of Retail, Gaming and Travel further established and developed by executing vertical strategies and growing business via a consultative customer driven approach

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”.

About GlobalCollect
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. ___________________________________________________________________________________ Note to the editor (not for publication)
for further questions, interviews or images, please contact GlobalCollect:

Wendy Steevensz; Senior Manager PR & Marketing Communications a.i.
Mob. +31(0)620485337
E-Mail:
press.globalcollect@globalcollect.com 
Web:
www.globalcollect.com

Topics: Industry-retail, Industry-other, Industry-gaming, Year: 2012

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