FreeStar Technology names Jose Enrique Perez CTO

Source: FreeStar Technology

FreeStar Technology Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: FSRT), an international card payments processor and technology company, today announced that Jose Enrique Perez has been named chief technology officer, according to President and CEO Paul Egan.

In this position, he succeeds Angel Pacheco, who was recently promoted to vice president, new business development. As CTO, Perez will be responsible for developing new products and services. He will report to President and CEO Paul Egan.

Perez joins FreeStar Technology from Hypercom Corp., a global leader in electronic payment products and services, headquartered in Phoenix. At that organization, Perez was senior vice president, chief of global offshore development, and general manager of SIA Hypercom Latvia. He was responsible for driving Hypercom's global offshore software strategy, delivering competitive software products worldwide, managing its development centers in Latvia and Russia and managing the SIA Hypercom Latvia operations.

Egan said, "Jose Enrique Perez's experience developing new products for Hypercom will be of invaluable assistance to FreeStar Technology. It will enhance our ability to serve FreeStar Technology's customers that use Hypercom equipment. In addition, his wide-ranging technology background will be useful in developing new products and services to meet the changing needs of the marketplace."

Prior to his 14 years in technology development and management at Hypercom, Perez was an Adjunct Professor at the Florida Computer and Business School. He is currently completing a Ph.D. in International Business at Kennedy-Western University, Agoura Hills, CA. Perez is fluent in English, Russian, Spanish and Portuguese.

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