MRC Announces FY17 Boards of Directors

Press Release

17 August 2016

The Merchant Risk Council (MRC), the leading global trade association for eCommerce fraud and payments professionals, announced the results of the 2016-2017 American Advisory Board, European Advisory Board and Global Board of Directors elections.

"As we enter the 2017 fiscal year, the MRC is pleased to move forward with an extraordinary group of influential and highly motivated individuals representing our organization. Each delegate brings a unique disposition to the MRC offering invaluable leadership experience and industry knowledge. The MRC Board Members and Advisors are an integral part of the organization as their ideas, direction and contribution provide guidance and support to the MRC," says Danielle Nagao, CEO.

The MRC Board and Advisory positions are difficult to acquire and therefore highly coveted as candidates must possess a wide range of diverse qualities, experience and achievements. The regional boards address emerging risks and questions of MRC's contingency within their respective geographic areas. The Global Board assesses the health of the organization and determines large scale initiatives. Each board member brings unique expertise and qualifications to the MRC to help the organization thrive. MRC's membership is comprised of senior professionals from key online and multi-channel merchants, solution providers, law enforcement agencies, issuers and credit card brands, all committed to making eCommerce safe and profitable everywhere.

2017 Global Board of Directors:
Peter Bayley -- Senior Vice President of Fraud Management, Visa Europe
Diarmuid Considine -- Director of Commerce Operations, Skype
Kevin Dallas -- Chief Product and Marketing Officer, Worldpay
Paul Kuykendall (Secretary) -- Senior Director of Product & Ticketing, Ticketmaster
Brad Mares -- Manager of Fraud Security & Tactics, Target
Catherine Moore -- President and Managing Director of Europe, J.P. Morgan Commerce Solutions
Tim Murphy (Treasurer) -- Treasurer, Square
Ronda Pelloux (Chair) -- Senior Manager of Fraud Prevention, Starbucks
Jeff Wixted -- Vice President of Sales Engineering, Marketing and Product Management, Accertify

2017 Americas Advisory Board:
Sam Anson -- Commerce Relationship Manager, Microsoft
David Bledsoe -- Head of Global eCommerce Payment Risk, Hewlett-Packard
Erika Dietrich -- Director of Global Risk Management, ACI Worldwide
Scott Engel (Co-Chair) -- Director of eCommerce Payments, Zillow
Katie Franklin -- Senior Manager of Global eCommerce Fraud and Payments Solutions, GoPro
Michelle Hafner -- Vice President and Senior Business Leader of Processing Products, MasterCard
Rick Lynch -- Senior Vice President of Business Development, Verifi
Andre Machicao -- Senior Vice President of Merchant Solutions, CyberSource
Scott O'Koniewski -- Head of Global eCommerce Sales, First Data
Bharathi Ramavarjula -- Payment Partnerships, Facebook
Clint Sereday -- Live Services - Manager Fraud and Anti-Cheat, Riot Games
Tim Sherwin -- Co-Founder and Executive Vice President, CardinalCommerce
Suhil Srinivas -- Lead Product Manager of Payments Platform, LinkedIn
Adam Taylor -- Senior Manager of Payments Security, Discover
Brodrick Williams -- Operating Vice President of Fraud, Loss Prevention and Security, HSN
Kristine Woods (Co-Chair) -- Vice President of Customer Acquisition, Vantiv

2017 European Advisory Board:
Attila Dogan -- Head of Revenue Protection and Payments, Viagogo
Edoardo Fiorentini -- Manager of Fraud Operations, Magento Commerce
Mark Fleming -- Senior Vice President of eCommerce Business Development, Worldpay
Jacqueline Hart -- Director of Risk Management and Senior Risk Officer, Ingenico ePayments
Neil Hawkey -- Global Head of Corporate Governance and Compliance, Epoch
Linda Hope -- Vice President of Sales, J.P. Morgan Commerce Solutions
Julia Körffer -- Payment Business Development, Zalando
Son Nguyen -- Development Director, Groupe Auchan
David Redmond (Co-Chair) -- Payments Manager, Inditex
Danièle Thillmann -- Senior Vice President of Fraud and Customer Service, Green Man Gaming
Chris Thomas -- Sales Director of EMEA, Experian
Catherine Tong -- Vice President and General Manager of EMEA, Accertify
Roberto Valerio -- Chief Executive Officer, Risk Ident GmbH
Gill Wells (Co-Chair) -- Payments and Fraud Manager, Badoo
Colm Whelan -- Director Online Fraud, Ralph Lauren

Find more about the MRC Boards of Directors here.