Merchant Warehouse seeks to expand footprint with new SVP

BOSTON, Mass. — Merchant Warehouse, a leading innovator of payment technologies and merchant account services, has appointed Russell Harty as SVP of the company's key accounts and partner channel.

Harty, who boasts more than 20 years in the payments industry, will be charged with evaluating and adding new partners and expanding the footprint of Merchant Warehouse solutions, including the Genius Customer Engagement Platform, with partners, value-added resellers and key accounts.

"Technology presents an incredible opportunity for merchants of all sizes today, but not all know how to leverage these capabilities in the most effective way. Merchant Warehouse recognized this struggle and developed solutions that let merchants evolve with the payments space," said Harty. "Merchant Warehouse is a great example of a company that can effectively respond to their customers' needs and I'm really looking forward to being part of the team."

"We're thrilled to have an industry leader like Russell on board," said Greg Cohen, chief revenue and strategy officer, Merchant Warehouse. "His sales and leadership experience will prove to be a valuable addition to our partner activities, allowing us to expand Merchant Warehouse's footprint."

Harty joins Merchant Warehouse from Hibu, where he served the organization as the head of U.S. sales operations, payments division. Prior to Hibu, Harty was SVP, retail and retail banking solutions for Ingenico, where he was accountable for tier one, mid-tier, channel (developer/ISV) and banking business development and sales. He also held senior leadership roles at VeriFone and Triton, and has a BA from Lynchburg College.

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