Mark Horwedel, Payments Industry Veteran and CEO of the Merchant Advisory Group, Joins SignatureLink Board of Advisors
RIDGELAND, Miss., Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Greg Wooten, SignatureLink CEO, states, “Mark Horwedel has worked exclusively in the payments industry for over three decades. He has extensive payments background and knowledge from both a merchant as well as a financial institution perspective. Mark’s present-day leadership of the Merchant Advisory Group (MAG) positions him as someone who knows the issues merchants struggle with, and his input will help us make sure SecureBuy continues to meet the evolving needs of Mobile Commerce and eCommerce merchants.”
The MAG is a trade association focused on merchant payment issues. As CEO of that organization, Horwedel advocates for merchants on the topics of EMV, mobile commerce and eCommerce; he also represents the MAG on the Federal Reserve’s Mobile Industry Working Group.
Prior to joining the MAG, Horwedel pioneered some of the first PIN debit networks including Illinois-based Money Network where he helped introduce the use of PIN debit cards at merchants’ point-of-sale. His background includes stints with banks and credit unions as well as with Walmart, where his duties included lobbying on merchant payment matters, including the Durbin amendment to the Dodd-Frank Act. Horwedel is a frequent contributor to payments newsletters.
About SignatureLink, Inc.
To date, SignatureLink’s SecureBuy is the only solution meeting the fraud prevention needs of online retailers. Using proprietary, patented technology, SecureBuy addresses 100% of online payment fraud, including Cybershoplifting(TM). The end-to-end SecureBuy suite includes world-class fraud screening, a legally binding virtual signature pad, a forensic record of each transaction, an industry-leading chargeback management system, and more. The SecureBuy(TM) all-in-one eCommerce fraud solution is easily integrated into any shopping cart and costs merchants just pennies per transaction.
Founded in 2002, SignatureLink, Inc. is the eCommerce stabilizer. The company debuted its patented, electronic handwritten signature technology — the online signature pad — in 2005. Since then, SignatureLink has diligently developed products that help online retailers successfully fight Cybershoplifting and other forms of eCommerce fraud to lower the cost of payment acceptance and increase profits. SignatureLink is led by eCommerce pioneer and payment acceptance evangelist Greg Wooten, a seasoned executive in the emerging technology and financial services industries and an expert on eCommerce fraud and Cybershoplifting. Visit http://www.signaturelink.com for more information.
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