Moneris names Gregory Cohen president of US business

Source: Moneris Solutions Corporation

Moneris Solutions Corporation ("Moneris") today announced that it has named Gregory C. Cohen to the position of President of its US business, Moneris Solutions, Inc.

As President of Moneris' US business, Cohen will create and execute the strategic direction and business model for the company's operations in the United States. Specifically, he will focus on sales management, business development and marketing strategies and initiatives, as well as collaborating on operations with Moneris' corporate headquarters in Toronto.

"Greg Cohen is one of the top industry experts on third party payment service providers, which is an important area of focus for Moneris in the US market," said Jim Baumgartner, President and CEO, Moneris. "We're very pleased to welcome Greg to Moneris, and we look forward to benefiting from his impressive expertise and experience."

Cohen previously served as Senior Vice President of Third Party Services for Global Payments Inc. In this position, he was directly responsible for key business segments including Independent Sales Organizations (ISOs), financial institutions, value-added resellers and referral organizations. Prior to Global Payments, Cohen held senior leadership roles as Vice President of Vital Merchant Services and Vice President of Business Development at BankServ Check Services. He began his career as a co-founder of techTouch Cash, an ISO acquirer he helped expand to 12 regional offices and 100 sales agents serving more than 4,000 merchants.

"Technology and innovation will continue to drive rapid growth in the electronic payments industry, and it is this evolution that will create new opportunities and distribution channels for payment organizations," said Greg Cohen, the newly appointed President of Moneris Solutions, Inc. "Moneris is in a unique position to leverage the operational efficiencies and technology of the largest Canadian processor in the US market. Through a well orchestrated distribution model, we will deliver point-of-sale technology that improves merchants' business. Our role is to make transaction processing simple and cost-effective for our partners and merchants."

Cohen has established himself as a leading expert in the payments industry speaking at numerous investor and trade events. He has written articles for various publications such as Transaction World, where he contributes a monthly column called "Common Ground." He is an active member of the Electronic Transactions Association and a founding member of the National Association of Payment Professionals.

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