Panteha to help the council and its members adapt to ongoing change in the payments industry and focus on MRC’s expansion in Europe
Ingenico Group (Euronext: FR0000125346 – ING), the global leader in seamless payment, is pleased to announce the appointment of Panteha Pedram, Director of Risk at Ingenico ePayments to Merchant Risk Council’s (MRC) European Advisory Board. The Merchant Risk Council (MRC) is a global trade association providing year-round support and education to fraud and payments professionals globally.
Panteha will play an essential role as an advisor for the council’s European region strategy, to benefit all the members of the council, by helping them make sense of new regulatory changes and pro-actively adapt to new technologies in the eCommerce payments industry.
Una Dillon, Managing Director of MRC Europe, said: “Panteha Pedram clearly understands the MRC and our ethos. She brings a wide-reaching experience across many aspects of payments and fraud as well as a strong merchant sector knowledge. She is passionate about payments and fraud prevention so fits in perfectly with our enthusiastic group of Advisors in Europe.”
Commenting on her appointment, Panteha Pedram, Director Risk at Ingenico ePayments, said: “MRC is the perfect place to exchange knowledge, experience and news on risk and payments. I believe it is essential we facilitate knowledge exchange in the industry. This sharing culture is the greatest benefit of the MRC to the payment industry.”
Panteha Pedram’s role is effective from 1st July for a first term of two years, after which she will be able to stand for re-election.