i2c Expands Global Sales and Marketing Operations Teams
Payment and Technology Industry Veterans Join i2c
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – December 21, 2015 – i2c, a global provider of smarter payments and integrated commerce solutions, today announced the expansion of its global sales and marketing operations teams to manage continued growth and new market opportunities. The company appointed Fiona Gellatly to vice president of sales, responsible for expanding sales operations and growing the customer base in North America, and has added key global product marketing and sales engineering and enablement leadership.
“i2c’s payment processing platform and global service delivery model offer a unique combination of flexibility and stability,” said Amir Wain, i2c’s founder and CEO. “We are seeing tremendous demand for our products and services as organizations look to update their credit, debit, prepaid and mobile commerce products. As our growth accelerates, it’s important we scale and add significant bench depth to our sales engineering, product marketing, and sales teams. We are fortunate to attract top industry talent in marketing and sales operations to help our clients succeed.”
As vice president of sales, Ms. Gellatly will be responsible for building out the sales team and establishing deep relationships with key customers and partners to accelerate growth. She has 20 years of sales and marketing experience in payments financial services, having previously held senior sales and marketing positions at CardinalCommerce, InComm, Blackhawk Network, and GlobalCollect.
“i2c’s global payment platform and global service model is a winning combination for our customers,” said Ms. Gellatly. “I look forward to cultivating a strong sales team who will continue to forge deep strategic relationships with our customers and industry partners.”
The company also added key talent to scale its global product marketing and sales engineering operations. Chris Craver joins i2c as vice president of worldwide product marketing, and John Sommerfield as vice president of corporate marketing. Mr. Craver has held senior product and strategy positions at IBM, Monitise, and M&T Bank, and Mr. Sommerfield has held marketing and communications positions at Salesforce and Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. Ed Ponte joins i2c as vice president of global sales operations. Mr. Ponte held technical sales, sales engineering, and sales success roles at Mindjet, Clairmail, and Monitise. The executives lead global teams based out of i2c’s Redwood City, CA headquarters and the company’s new Montréal, Canada operations center.
About i2c Inc.
From its Silicon Valley headquarters, i2c provides smarter payments and integrated commerce solutions financial institutions, corporations, brands, and governments around the world rely on to deliver high impact, personalized experiences today’s consumers expect. i2c’s single, global cloud-based platform supports virtually any card payment program in plastic, virtual, or mobile form. Our customers use the i2c platform to deliver profitable credit, debit, and prepaid solutions that meet the highly differentiated needs of cardholders in 216 countries and territories. For more information visit www.i2cinc.com.
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