Appointment Comes as Ingenico Places Mobile Payments at the Heart of
its Strategy with ROAM Data
BOSTON, MA – September 26, 2012 – As detailed in a recent announcement from Ingencio (Euronext: FR0000125346 – ING), ROAM Data, Inc., an Ingenico company and the leading mCommerce Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) provider has appointed Ken Paull as Chief Executive Officer.
As part of an accelerated focus on mobile payments, and in order to meet the challenges of this rapidly growing market, Ingenico decided to strengthen ROAM Data’s management team with the appointment of Ken Paull as CEO. Paull, who previously served as the company’s Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, will start in his new role effective immediately. Company Founder, Will Graylin has left ROAM to pursue other opportunities.
Paull has been a key driver in the success of ROAM Data in the U.S. market, having contributed to a number of significant wins with major customers. Through a strategy of ensuring ROAM is a key component of the majority of mobile payment solutions being rolled out in the U.S., Paull has been instrumental in the company emerging as a leader in this highly competitive market. “The opportunity to lead the company at this stage of its growth is an exciting one,” states Ken Paull. “Ingenico’s decision to place mobile payments at the center of its strategy will extend ROAM’s leadership position in the U.S. to the rapidly developing global mCommerce market.”
In the recent Ingenico announcement, Philippe Lazare, Chairman and CEO of Ingenico Group stated, “I want to warmly thank Will Graylin for having initiated ROAM Data’s development in the mobile payment market in the U.S. The Group wished to accelerate its development in these markets and I am certain that Ken Paull will rise to the challenges of a fast moving market, thanks to his extensive experience in the payments industry. This acceleration is in line with Ingenico’s strategy to play a leading role in all aspects of the payments industry, beyond POS payments.”
About ROAM Data, Inc.
ROAM Data is the leading mCommerce Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) provider extending the physical point-of-sale and eCommerce to mobile devices. ROAM’s complete end-to-end mCommerce platform provides the hardware peripherals, applications, tools and services enabling merchant service providers to deliver powerful mobile commerce solutions quickly, securely and cost-effectively. As the largest behind-the-brand mobile payments acceptance technology, the ROAM platform powers the majority of mobile payment solutions offered by many of the world’s leading companies. Founded in 2005, ROAM Data is a privately held U.S. corporation majority owned by Ingenico (Euronext: FR0000125346 – ING), the world’s leading provider of payment solutions. For more information, visit www.roamdata.com.
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ROAM Data, Inc.
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