LAS VEGAS, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- eCommLink, a leading international prepaid debit processor, has added Jim Plunkett to its senior executive team to help accelerate the expansion of its market share in the U.S. Mr. Plunkett is joining the team as Senior Vice President of Sales and will be focusing on large accounts within the retail, government and social networking verticals.
"The types of innovative opportunities that Jim brings to the table really showcase the power and flexibility of our expanded prepaid platform," stated Ennio Ponzetto, CEO, eCommLink. "Plus, any time you talk about accounts of significant size you are looking at companies that cross international borders — ones that can truly benefit from our global solution."
Mr. Plunkett brings to eCommLink payments and ecommerce experience dating back to 1998 when he founded Vacationharbor.com. Later, he served as Vice President of Business Development for Roadsmith.com, a division of Wright Express, the world's largest fleet card company. Mr. Plunkett was also part of the founding team of PowerPay.com, an ecommerce credit card company that made the Inc. 500 list of America's fastest growing private companies in 2008. Most recently, he founded and served as President of Government Payment Processing, a company dedicated to government payment solutions.
"Throughout my career I've been attracted to the innovation and entrepreneurship of startups. What brought me to eCommLink is that it really combines that spirit with a proven technology platform and strong industry experience. It's the best of both worlds and a story that really resonates in the market," stated Jim Plunkett, eCommLink's new Senior Vice President of Sales.
About eCommLink, Inc.
eCommLink, Inc. (www.ecommlink.com) enables international program managers and financial institutions to maximize revenue from their prepaid debit programs. The Company's flexible prepaid processing platform, innovative features and industry experience allows clients to create customized prepaid programs for their specific markets or leverage eCommLink's Market Ready™ turnkey program for faster entry into the prepaid debit space. eCommLink supports the full array of prepaid debit programs, including general spend, payroll, teen, gift, travel, government and loyalty cards, while ensuring quality, security and time to market.
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