GlobalCollect, the world's most knowledgeable payment service provider, today announced it has appointed Gregory Leos, a 20 year veteran of the payment industry and recognized thought leader in the field, as General Manager for North America.
In this capacity, Mr. Leos will lead GlobalCollect's rapidly expanding operations in the United States and Canada, where the company is experiencing double-digit year on year growth.
Greg Leos joins GlobalCollect from ControlScan, where he was vice president of North American sales and business development. Prior to joining ControlScan, Leos was president of North America for Sysnet Global Solutions. His long career in the payments and data security industry has seen him hold further senior-level positions with companies such as Trustwave, Wells Fargo, WorldPay and Global Payments.
Leos is considered an industry thought leader on the topics of payments, data security and business leadership. He is frequently invited to speak at educational conferences and is a member of the advisory board for the payments industry publication The Green Sheet. Active with the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) for many years, Leos currently serves as the association's Education Committee chair.
"North America is the world's largest eCommerce market and a key geography for GlobalCollect. We're very excited to bring in a leader of Greg's stature to lead our operations there," said Thomas Staudt, Chief Executive Officer of GlobalCollect. "With his extensive leadership experience in payments and data security, Greg is ideally qualified to drive the next phase of growth for GlobalCollect in North America"
"GlobalCollect is already the payment processor of choice and trusted payment advisor for the world's top-tier international eCommerce companies," Leos said. "I'm proud to join the company as it expands into exciting new fields such as payment data analytics and managed fraud services, and look forward to contributing to the company's next phase of growth."