GlobalCollect names new chief executive
Amsterdam, January 11, 2011
GlobalCollect, the world's premier payment service provider of local e-payments, has appointed Thomas Staudt as CEO and Koen Vanpraet as chief commercial officer (CCO).
This follows the recent development of Jan Manten, former chief executive, changing his role to become chairman of the board of directors of Cerceris BV, the holding company of GlobalCollect.
Staudt is a business veteran with over 25 years of experience in leading global companies to success through strategic repositioning. His previous roles include chief of Ruesch International, chief of MedE America, and COO of Card Establishment Services.
Koen Vanpraet, the new CCO of GlobalCollect, has built a successful career in Sales, Business Development, and Marketing within the international technology environment. Most recently, he held the position of global sales & marketing director at Easynet Global Services, preceded by several executive positions at Hewlett-Packard and Xerox.
“We are delighted to welcome Thomas and Koen to the company as well as to the Board. Both have a proven track record within their respective field of expertise,' said Jan Manten, chairman of the board.-TradeArabia News Service