Dutch E-Commerce Firm Names CEO

Jan. 13, 2011

Dutch payment services provider GlobalCollect named Thomas Staudt as CEO after Jan Manten, who formerly held the position, was elevated to chairman of the board of directors of Cerceris BV, the holding company of GlobalCollect. Staudt is a business veteran with over 25 years of experience in leading global companies to success through strategic repositioning. His previous roles include CEO of Ruesch International, Inc., CEO of MedE America, and COO of Card Establishment Services. “E-commerce figures continued to show a double-digit growth rate throughout 2010,” said Manten. “With well over 200 million payment transactions and a 50 percent surge in transaction volume during the 2010 holiday season, GlobalCollect mirrored this trend. With Thomas at the helm to oversee the overall growth strategy we are confident that GlobalCollect is well positioned for the future.”