Card security outfit Samport adds Visa risk expert Littås to board
07 January 2008 | 2180 views | 0
Source: Samport Payment Services
Robert Littås has been elected to the board of Samport Payment Services AB.
Mr Littås has broad experience in risk management and extensive knowledge of the card payment industry. As well as strengthening the strategic work of the board, Mr Littås will also participate in and support the geographical expansion of Samport´s business.
Samport is one of the market leaders in the development and sale of advanced payment and anti-fraud systems for credit card transactions. The market leading product Samport ZEUS protects banks, PSPs and their merchants from the ever-increasing risk of card fraud. Samport LETO brings card payment functionality to banks, system vendors and large merchants.
Mr Littås currently works in London as a Risk Manager Consultant for Visa Europe. From 1998 to 2007, he was Senior Vice President of Visa Europe where he headed the Risk Management Department. Prior to his career at Visa, he joined the police force, working in Sweden and for the United Nations in Cyprus. Later he was recruited to Interpol, first stationed in Stockholm and later in Paris, where he headed the Department of Economic Crime.
"We are very pleased that Robert Littås has agreed to join the board of Samport and become a shareholder," says Georg Kjällgren, Chairman of the board at Samport Payment Services AB. £Robert Littås brings extensive knowledge of the card payment industry and we look forward to working together with Mr Littås in the strategic development of Samport."
"Samport is a very exciting company," says Robert Littås. "I believe that its concept as a vendor offering advanced anti-fraud systems for the acquirer is unique and very well positioned. I am looking forward to contributing to the future success of the company as the business expands into new geographical areas."