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Vancouver BC, November 24, 2008 – hyperWALLET, the leading provider of global payment solutions, today announced the appointment of Gina Knight as the company’s Director of Treasury. Her addition to an already strong management team will help bolster the company’s international banking relationships and assist with global payment network development to support the company’s exploding business growth worldwide.
“Gina’s extensive history and senior level experience in the international business arena is a significant corporate asset to our organization’s ongoing payment initiatives”, states Lisa Shields, President & CEO of hyperWALLET Systems Inc. “The in-depth treasury knowledge and banking expertise she possesses will enhance our management team, while helping us strongly position hyperWALLET in the global payments space for the coming year and beyond.”
A 15-year industry veteran, Gina has held senior level positions in treasury, operations and bank management at numerous high-profile firms. Previous experience includes co-founding one of the first foreign-owned banks in Russia (where she served as Chairman for six years) and serving as COO of a technology start-up specializing in information solutions and services for mobile devices. Gina received her MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management and holds a Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) designation with Mastery in Canadian Treasury.
Beyond responsibilities of growing hyperWALLET’s international payment network and worldwide banking relationships, Gina also manages the company’s corporate accounting, treasury and internal control systems across the entire organization. In this role, she will have a significant impact in increasing operational and financial efficiencies, while also ensuring hyperWALLET’s payment solutions continue to meet the needs of clients and deliver the highest caliber of financial services possible.
“Being able to join hyperWALLET during such a dynamic phase of the company's growth is exciting for me, as they’re extremely well-positioned to take advantage of numerous global payments opportunities”, adds Gina Knight, Director of Treasury of hyperWALLET Systems Inc. “hyperWALLET is in the right markets at the right time, and possesses some of the most cutting-edge payments and financial technology solutions available. I look forward to working with their incredibly talented management team to help drive the company's payments business worldwide.”
hyperWALLET delivers secure, global-grade payment technologies to organizations who require a simplified way to access or leverage the global financial network. Since 2000, we have become a leading provider of online and mobile payment, international payments, card products and financial technology solutions to world-class customers in Canada, the U.S. and internationally. With hundreds of customers (including more than 200 credit unions) that touch millions of users, our clients span numerous sectors including financial services, business and government.