SAN ANTONIO, TX, Sept. 18, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - The Company announced
today the signing of a Licensed Partner and Distribution Agreement in
Istanbul, Turkey with Soluspay, a new Turkish company formed to pursue
prepaid card deployment in Turkey and the surrounding region. The
President of Soluspay, Sertac Ozinal, is a much respected executive in
the financial services industry in Turkey.
Mr. Ozinal's career in the financial services sector spans positions at
Andersen Consulting, Pamukbank, one of the leading retail banks in
Turkey and, most recently as CEO of BKM, Interbank Card Centre of
Turkey between 2004-2011. BKM manages the authorization operations
between the banks, domestic clearing and settlement of debit and credit
card managing more than four billion transactions per year with a
volume of 360 billion USD per year. Mr. Ozinal also took an active role
in developing strategies for Turkish Card Payment System.
SMKG President Bruce Baillio said "We are very pleased to partner with
someone of Mr. Ozinal's experience and professionalism. Soluspay has
already identified several large organizations that can benefit from
our prepaid platform technologies. We expect specific project
announcements in the coming weeks."
Mr. Ozinal commented, "Smartcard has the unique combination of
technology and experience in the prepaid industry to help Soluspay
build a strong prepaid business platform in Turkey."
About SmartCard Marketing Systems Inc.
The company is leading the way with its proprietary Velocitymoney™
payment gateway services to small and medium size merchants in the
online money remittance and prepaid debit card market.
Velocitymoney™ enables merchants the integrated management of their
Client Profiles, ACH, EFT, Bill Pay, Email Pay, and Credit Card
processing services from various financial institutions and processors
We seek safe harbor.
SOURCE: Smart Card Marketing Systems Inc (SMKG)
For further information:
Sertac Ozinal - President, Soluspay
Bruce Baillio - President, Smartcard Marketing Systems, Inc.