Merchant Risk Council Names Digital River's Souheil Badran to Its Americas Advisory Board [Health & Beauty Close - Up]
(Health & Beauty Close - Up Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Digital River, Inc. said that Souheil Badran, SVP and general manager of the company's Digital River World Payments solution, has been elected to the Merchant Risk Council's Americas Advisory Board.
The Merchant Risk Council is a global, merchant-led trade association focused on electronic commerce risk and payments. According to a release, the organization leads the industry in networking, education, benchmarking and advocacy programs to make electronic commerce more efficient, safe and profitable. The members of the Merchant Risk Council Americas and European Advisory Boards represent a broad cross-section of its membership. The board members collaborate to improve online payments acceptance, secure sensitive data related to online payments, and fight against online payment fraud.
"We are excited to add Souheil to our America's Advisory Board," said Tom Donlea, managing director of the Merchant Risk Council Americas. "His strong payments and security experience is an asset to our organization and mission. Digital River has been a supportive sponsor and active member for many years and is an important payments provider in our industry. We look forward to continuing our journey with Souheil and Digital River."
"With the payments landscape rapidly evolving, it is more important than ever for merchants to share their knowledge and experiences in order to ensure the efficient and secure processing of online payments worldwide," said Badran. "With our track record and history of success as a global merchant and payments provider, Digital River is well positioned to contribute to and support the Merchant Risk Council's mission."
The company noted that Digital River World Payments offers relevant payment options in nearly every country and over 170 transaction currencies. The solution features a range of customizable services for managing the complete payment lifecycle. These services, which work through a single payments connection, include checkout page optimization, A/B testing, real-time fraud detection, solutions to manage PCI exposure and currency risk, as well as back-office reconciliation services and business intelligence tools.
Digital River, Inc. builds and manages online businesses for software and game publishers, consumer electronics manufacturers, distributors, online retailers and affiliates.
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