Secure Trading announces new team

22nd January 2015, LONDON, UK – Secure Trading, Europe’s leading independent payment management company, has today announced the official appointment of a new senior management team that will lead the company forward within the online gaming industry.

The new team comprises of Mark Bell, Bryan Blake and Paul Gent, each appointed by Jens Bader, CCO of Secure Trading.

Previously at Worldpay, Mark Bell, Global Head of Gaming and FX Markets will be responsible for the creation and implementation of the company’s sales strategy into the global gaming sector. This includes communication of its unique merchant proposition and engaging with them to leverage Secure Trading’s expertise, in order to gain competitive advantage in the market.

Bryan Blake, Head of Gaming and FX Europe and Emerging Markets and who was previously the Head of Gaming at WorldPay EMEA, will be working alongside Mark Bell whilst also focusing much of his expertise within emerging markets. Bryan will also be responsible for evolving Secure Trading’s offering within the gaming industry to ensure optimum delivery of products and services.

With more than 20 years worth of experience in B2B marketing and the last 8 years dedicated to the payments industry at Optimal Payments (Netbanx & NETELLER) and First Data, Paul Gent is Secure Trading’s Marketing Director. Paul will be developing and implementing the company’s entire on and offline marketing strategy. Paul’s vast experience within the payments and gaming industry, coupled with his analytical approach, will ensure that all activity is cohesive across each vertical of the business.

Fully licensed, the company’s focus for providing exceptional card acquiring services to operators within the online gaming industry has established Secure Trading as a trusted payments partner to leading brands such as PokerStars, Bwin Party Gaming, and Sportech USA.

Commenting on the new team, Jens Bader, said, “Kick starting the year with a great new team is extremely exciting for Secure Trading. As a company we know we have a really valuable proposition for the gaming community and we will have more good news to share in the next few weeks that will further strengthen our service offering. As for the rest of 2015, I’m very proud to have a group of hard working and talented individuals driving our business and we look forward to the successes along the way.”