25 January 2016
Two New EPSM Members Elected
European trade association for payment services providers strengthen reach with appointment of two new board members
At the recent EPSM meeting in Vienna, David Rintel of TrustPay, Slovakia, and Christian Meyer, of transact Elekrtonisiche Zahlungssysteme dba. epay, Germany, were elected as additional EPSM board members. They replace Robert Komatz and Georg Riepe who had served the EPSM Board for many years and are now resigning due to their changed business activities. The EPSM welcomed six new member companies during 2015, taking total membership to 67 organisations, across 15 countries across Europe.
“We want to thank Robert and Georg very much for their strong support in recent years and look forward to increased cross-European activities with the new board members David and Christian,” says Nicolas Adolph, chairman of the EPSM.
Membership of EPSM comprises payment network operators, acquirers, internet service providers, the major card schemes, processors and equipment manufacturers. The remaining three board members are from Germany, Nicolas Adolph, of InterCard, the United Kingdom, represented by Iain High of Anderson Zaks and Greece, represented by Tony Sillopoulos of EDPS.
Iain High, a board member of EPSM since 2013 added; “EPSM promotes interaction and sharing of information within the payment services community, which ultimately helps us to provide a better service to our merchants. At Anderson Zaks we are committed to providing our clients with choice, particularly when it comes to cross-border payments. I am delighted to see the association going from strength to strength with new organisations joining and our two new board members.”
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About the EPSM
The European trade association EPSM represents the interests of payment service providers for merchants. It works as a cost-effective interest representation and general information exchange on payment issues relevant to its members.
Since its founding in April 2005, the specialised EPSM has grown to 67 members from 15 European countries. Six new members have joined in 2015. The 38 voting members are mainly payment network operators, acquirers, and internet payment providers. The additional 29 non-voting members are the major card schemes, processors and terminal manufacturers.
The association regularly liaises with the European Commission, the ECB, the EBA and other European and national organisations.
The services for members include three meetings per year with external speakers, regular news updates, member intranet and regular EPSM Market Research Newsletters.
For more information please visit: www.epsm.eu
About Anderson Zaks
Anderson Zaks is a leading Omni-channel Payment Service Provider (PSP) based in the UK. We deliver highly reliable, fast and secure payment processing services to many thousands of businesses located across the UK and continental Europe.
We address the payments needs of small and medium sized enterprises through to multi-national corporations. We operate in a variety of markets through sector specialist partners. Our customers benefit from flexibility, personalised customer care, our independence and extensive experience.
RedCard Processing Services provide authorisation, settlement and a range of value added transaction services. We support Chip and PIN, contactless, and e-Commerce transactions and have connections to all UK and many European acquirers.
We take security very seriously, our RedCard Payment Gateway is PCI DSS Level 1 certified, and our RedCard software is PA-DSS validated.
For more information about our company, our RedCard Processing Services and RedCard Applications please visit: www.andersonzaks.com
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