Former PayPal and Big Commerce Executives to Spearhead Strategic Partnerships and Enterprise Sales
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--QuadPay, a pioneer in the Buy Now, Pay Later (“BNPL”) market, and recently merging with Zip Co (ASX: Z1P), today announced the appointment of global sales leader and former PayPal executive, Laura Kane as senior vice president of enterprise sales. In addition, the company announced the appointment of ecommerce expert Kevin McKeand as vice president of business development and strategic partnerships.
Prior to joining QuadPay, Kane served as the chief revenue officer at LegitScript, and was PayPal’s head of large enterprise sales, North America, leading sales and relationship management teams to achieve company sales objectives. She also held senior roles at American Express and GE Capital. She earned a Juris Doctor from the American University Washington College of Law and a B.A. from University at Albany, SUNY.
“Laura is an outstanding global sales leader and I’m delighted to welcome her to QuadPay,” said QuadPay Co-CEO Brad Lindenberg. “Her deep expertise within the payments industry and extensive network uniquely position her for this critical role.”
“I am excited to be part of the QuadPay success story,” said Kane. “My experience with large retailers and in the payments industry combined with the skills, mission and entrepreneurship of the QuadPay team will go a long way in making us a force to be reckoned in the rapidly growing Buy Now, Pay Later space."
Kevin McKeand brings more than a decade of experience in payments and eCommerce, and has managed partnerships with 80 different payment solutions, including PayPal, First Data, Stripe, and others. He also managed strategic partnerships with technology leaders such as Google, Amazon, eBay, Avalara, and Stamps.com.
“After working in this space for over a decade, I couldn’t be more proud to join the company, especially right now, with so much upward momentum. I’m looking forward to bringing myriad innovative solutions to both merchants and consumers,” said McKeand.
“We are looking forward to welcoming Kevin and know his vast experience managing partnerships with major players in the space will make him well suited to the role,” said Lindenberg.
The hiring announcement comes on the heels of QuadPay’s merger with digital retail finance and payments services provider Zip Co Ltd (ASX: Z1P) which recently closed. The company has also recently announced partnerships with multiple Internet 100 merchants, generating a combined $3 billion in online volume.
QuadPay (ASX: Z1P) is a leading US-based installments platform, providing consumers with a simple, transparent, and financially responsible alternative to traditional credit. QuadPay is reinventing the payments landscape with its focus on innovation and customer-centricity, enabling more than 1.8 million customers to pay in four interest-free installments over six weeks. The company’s market-leading app, which has been downloaded over 2.3 million times, enables seamless integration for merchants and the ability for customers to shop online and in-store interest-free, not just with QuadPay’s 4,700 integrated merchants but with leading global retailers. For more information, visit: www.quadpay.com.