Boost Payment Solutions (“Boost”), the leader in B2B payments optimization, today announced Carl Mazzola as its Chief Strategy Officer.
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Carl Mazzola, Chief Strategy Officer (Photo: Business Wire)
Mazzola will be responsible for driving revenue across strategic and emerging markets as well as leading Product, Account Management, Marketing and Business Analytics.
Mazzola brings a robust background in the payments industry to the Boost team, including 20+ years of executive leadership positions at First Data Merchant Services and Bank of America Merchant Services. He most recently served as President and CRO at TSYS Payment Solutions where he led the strategic positioning of their Integrated Payments division which included the marketplace leading Healthcare vertical.
“I am excited to join Boost at such a pivotal point in their global growth and expansion” said Mazzola, “Boost is leading the industry in secure, automated, B2B payment solutions and I am honored to build upon the success already achieved by leading our efforts with innovative technology, product choices, and solutions that uniquely differentiate Boost in the global market.”
The executive hire comes as Boost continues its rapid expansion, following a recently announced $22 million Series C funding round led by Invictus Growth Partners. Boost plans to accelerate domestic and international growth with a focus on solutions across key verticals including healthcare, telecommunications, manufacturing, freight & logistics and real estate. Mr. Mazzola will also focus on continuing to build and strengthen Boost’s strategic relationships with credit card networks and partners within the B2B payments ecosystem.
“Carl’s proven track record of driving growth at successful companies, combined with deep expertise in the payments space, will help us scale and take advantage of the large and growing market opportunity,” said Dean M. Leavitt, Founder and CEO of Boost. “This is a significant hire for Boost and we’re excited for an industry expert like Carl to join us.”
Boost is the only FinTech acquirer focused exclusively on the B2B market. Its technology is focused on curing the pain points associated with commercial card use and acceptance, working closely with institutional and corporate buyers, suppliers, commercial card issuers and card networks.
As the leader in B2B electronic payments, Boost optimizes how commercial card payments are initiated, processed, received and reported. Boost’s technical innovations have transformed commercial cards into a cost effective, scalable and secure alternative to traditional checks, wires and ACH. Boost features a global footprint that serves a broad spectrum of industries across 37 countries in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Boost was founded in 2009, and is headquartered in New York, NY. Please visit us at www.boostb2b.com.