TROY — PayAnywhere, a provider of mobile point of sale technology, Wednesday announced the addition of two payments industry veterans to the company’s leadership team.

Bringing decades of senior executive experience in credit card processing and payments, Carl Williams and Ed Myers are joining PayAnywhere as managing directors, advising the company on new acquisitions, partner development, domestic and international market expansion.

“PayAnywhere is the only ‘mobile payments’ company created and run by a true payments company — payments is our DNA,” said Marc Gardner, CEO of PayAnywhere. “PayAnywhere already possesses a deep understanding of merchant needs and the technology and services that best serve them. We are looking to Carl and Ed’s expertise to help PayAnywhere expand into new markets and grow the business. Carl Williams and Ed Myers joining the PayAnywhere team further demonstrates our commitment to deliver the preeminent and most innovative merchant-focused mobile payments service.”

Williams’ career in financial services spans 30 years and includes high profile industry positions, most notably as president of worldwide payment processing at Global Payments. In that role he led business operations in Europe, Russia and Asia Pacific. He also served as president of the merchant services division of National Processing Co. Carl serves as an advisor to Global Payments and Planet Payments.

Myers also brings more than 30 years of financial services experience to PayAnywhere, most recently serving as president of U.S. operations at Global Payments. An advisor to executives and organizations across the payments and transactions industry, Ed has also served as chairman of the board at Comerica Merchant Services, on the advisory board of the Electronic Transaction Association and on the advisory board of Discover.

Created by Troy-based National Bancard, a multi-billion dollar credit card processing company with more than two decades of merchant billing services experience, PayAnywhere is powering a payments revolution with its enterprise-grade, commitment-free, “pay-as-you-go” mobile payments system, which consists of a smartphone app and a card reader to turn any smartphone into a portable cash register.

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