Sage Payment Solutions President Shared Expertise at Global Commercial Cards & Payments Summit 2013
MCLEAN, Va. (March 25, 2013) – Sage North America announced today Greg Hammermaster, president of its Sage Payment Solutions division, participated in an educational panel session at the Global Commercial Cards & Payments Summit 2013, presented by Commercial Payments International (CPI). The event was held last week at the Hilton New York in New York, N.Y.
The panel discussion, “The Evolving Ecosystem of Commercial Payments,” was held on Wednesday, March 20. Steve Abrams, chairperson for the CPI Advisory Board, and CEO for The Abrams Group, moderated the session. In addition to Hammermaster, panelists included:
- Robert Kirby, managing director, The Kirby Monaghan Group.
- Kevin Phalen, managing director, Commercial Card and Comprehensive Payables Executive, Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
- George Ravich, former chief marketing officer, Fundtech.
Hammermaster has 25 years of experience in banking, payment solutions and business software applications. Before joining Sage in 2008, Hammermaster served as senior vice president and managing director of the commercial card and payment solutions division at SunTrust Banks. He also has previous experience with a number of online businesses, as well as with Visa International, the world’s largest card network, where he worked with banks in the areas of online merchant services, debit, credit and commercial payment solutions.
Prior to working for Visa, Hammermaster was instrumental in delivering the first Visa corporate and purchasing card program, plus he held executive management roles with two technology companies in expense management and emerging payments fields. He has presented at various industry conferences and events; is a CPI board member; has served as a member of the Visa Commercial Card Executive Council; and has contributed payments-related expertise to such trade and business magazines as Business Finance, Credit Union Journal, eWeek, Financial Executive, The Green Sheet 2.0, ISO & Agent, Journal of Accountancy and Small Business Computing.
For more information on the Global Commercial Cards & Payments Summit 2013, visit: https://www.commercialpaymentsinternational.com/events/detail/the-global-commercial-cards-payments-summit-2013/
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