EBANX, the payments platform that connects global companies with customers in emerging digital markets, has named Melissa Cherrey Johnson as the new Vice President of Merchant Success for the Americas and Europe. With her extensive experience in the payments industry and deep understanding of global merchants, Johnson aims to partner with these merchants to navigate the complex and ever-evolving digital landscape, taking their success in rising markets to the next level.
Johnson stated, “It is an exciting time for emerging markets, as digital commerce and payments rapidly accelerate, transforming them into global innovation hubs. Over the next decade, emerging markets are set to solidify their position at a rapid pace. EBANX is strategically positioned to harness the significant growth potential within these industries, boasting a track record of over a decade in connecting global brands with rising markets. With my career dedicated to the payments industry, my goal is to deliver a world-class customer experience to our merchants worldwide.”
Bringing a wealth of expertise from her career in the payments sector, Johnson has worked with global payments processors and partnered with global merchants to optimize their payment operations.
Paula Bellizia, President of Global Payments at EBANX, commented, “Global merchants have high expectations when expanding into emerging markets, and EBANX is the partner to support them in all aspects of payments while they focus on their core business. With her proven experience and customer-centric approach, Melissa will strengthen our global Merchant Success teams and take EBANX’s merchants’ success stories in rising markets to the next level.”
Johnson joins EBANX after spending three years at PayPal, where she served as Director of Global & Strategic Accounts. Prior to that, she held positions as Director of Ecommerce Global Enterprise Sales at Worldpay from FIS and Enterprise Sales at Digital River.
In addition to her role as VP of Merchant Success, Melissa Cherrey Johnson also intends to advocate for women in the tech industry. She said, “EBANX has a strong culture of diversity and inclusion, which aligns perfectly with my personal values and passions. I am excited to work and contribute to the company’s commitments in this area, while fostering diversity at the forefront of innovation.”
EBANX positions itself as the leading payments platform connecting global companies with customers in one of the world’s fastest-growing digital markets. Founded in Brazil in 2012, the company’s mission is to provide people with access to international digital commerce. With robust proprietary technology and infrastructure, combined with extensive knowledge of the markets it operates in, EBANX enables global businesses to connect with hundreds of payment methods. Going beyond payments, EBANX also aims to increase sales and facilitate seamless purchase experiences for both businesses and clients.
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