Kabira Appoints EMEAR Sales Director for Payment Systems Thursday 7 June 2007 PDF Print Peter Robinson brings over 20 years of industry expertise in Banking Slough, UK – June 7th, 2007 – Kabira Technologies Inc., a leader in high performance transaction processing software for global enterprises, today announced the appointment of Peter Robinson as Sales Director for Payment Systems, EMEAR (Europe Middle-East Africa and Russia). He will be responsible for the driving the development of Kabira’s e-payments business in the European marketplace following the companies successful launch into this area in January 2007. Peter Robinson brings to Kabira considerable experience of working with major banks and financial service providers across the whole of EMEAR. As General Manager and VP at ACI Worldwide he helped to secure many major banks as clients and grew revenue from retail and corporate payments systems from $15m to $100m. Peter has also held senior sales positions at Wireless Knowledge, Fidelity Information Services and ID Data plc. He began his career at International Computer Ltd (ICL)in 1979. In addition to Peter’s impressive business background he is also highly active outside the office. In 2004 he completed an Ultimate Triathlon to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Research Trust, raising over £20,000 for the charity after completing the London Marathon, Skydiving from 12,000ft and competing in the Global Challenge 2004/5, dubbed 'the world's toughest yacht race' as it involves sailing the wrong way round the world against prevailing winds and currents. Jean-Bernard Guyonnaud, VP of Sales, EMEAR at Kabira commented, “Kabira’s technology platform is ideally suited for the finance industry and provides a unique, high quality offering to this sector. Peter brings a strong skill set and perspective to our strategy in this market place. It is great to have Peter on board to develop and drive our new business in the Payments and Finance market as he has a very strong pedigree in sales. I am sure his experience and determination will be a real asset to leverage our business” Peter Robinson, Sales Director for Payment Systems, EMEAR stated, “Kabira has an excellent reputation in financial services by delivering ground-breaking technology and from working closely with Visa in the US and with NTT Data in Japan. I am looking forward to helping build a new business for Kabira in Europe and providing exceptional products for our customers” -Ends- About Kabira Technologies Inc. Kabira provides high performance transaction processing software for global enterprises to manage high volumes at a substantially lower cost. Kabira ensures critical business services are always available, and new services can be implemented more quickly at 5 times the performance and a fraction of the cost of traditional transaction processing systems. Kabira’s technology has been adopted by 100 organizations in 30 countries. Companies such as Visa, AT&T, France Telecom, Bank of America, Vodafone and Alcatel rely on Kabira’s high-performance transaction processing to support real-time product and service offerings. The company is privately held. For more information, visit www.kabira.com . Press Contacts for Kabira Grant Butler Coomber + 44 (0)208 322 1922 Kabira@gbc.co.uk This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of Onechocolate Communications in the following categories: Business & Finance, Computing & Telecoms, for more information visit http://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.