Proxama, the leading provider of near field communications (NFC) mobile wallet and mobile marketing technology, has announced the appointments of Ron Carter and Louise Thompson.
Carter has joined Proxama as its Senior Product Manager responsible for the development of its mobile wallets business. He brings with him a wealth of experience and innovation from his work in the mobile payments, payment security, internet payments solutions, EMV chip card and authentication solutions sectors.
Prior to joining Proxama, Carter led MasterCard's development and deployment of Mobile MasterCard PayPass, MasterCard's mobile phone contactless payments solution. He was responsible for its delivery to major global banks and mobile operators. Previous to MasterCard, Carter spent 15 years product managing the payment security solutions from nCipher, Thales and Racal.
On joining Proxama he says: "Having been client-side, I was always impressed by the expertise, knowledge and ability to deliver that Proxama demonstrated time after time. The NFC mobile payments industry is growing fast and this role gives me a great opportunity to play a real part in it."
Louise Thompson joins Proxama as its Client Services Manager based in its Norwich office. She is responsible for managing client relationships and delivering NFC marketing projects.
For the last four years she was working at advertising agency Euro RSCG Riley in London where her clients included Virgin Media, Credit Suisse, Fidelity, HM Prison Services and Marie Curie. Thompson has an impressive client management and marketing track record having worked within ad agencies and marketing departments for over 8 years.
Commenting on her new role, Thompson said: "I believe this is a great time for me to join a growing company that is truly operating at the cutting-edge of NFC technology. The people at Proxama are passionate about what they do and excited about the projects they are working on. That's a great combination and was an obvious attraction to joining the team".