Fraud-Prevention Industry Veteran Mark Michelon To Succeed Lorenzo Soriano As President of Accertify
Itasca, Ill. – September 26, 2017 – Accertify Inc., a leading provider of ecommerce fraud solutions for merchants, announced today that Mark Michelon has been named President of the company, effective October 2. Michelon will succeed Lorenzo Soriano, who has led Accertify since 2013 and was recently promoted to Senior Vice President in American Express’ Global Merchant Services & Loyalty Group business. Accertify is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Express.
Since joining the company in 2008, Michelon has overseen several key functions at Accertify, including the creation of its Global Managed Services and Professional Services teams, which provide critical fraud screening, chargeback management and other functions to help merchants mitigate risks in digital commerce. Under Mark’s leadership, these teams have enabled Accertify to consistently grow revenue, attract new clients and retain existing customers. Prior to joining Accertify, Michelon was senior Director of Fraud Prevention for Orbitz Worldwide, where he oversaw the global fraud strategy for the online travel site and its sister websites in the EMEA and JAPA regions.
“I’m thrilled to lead Accertify at such an exciting time in the payments industry,” said Michelon. “As more people are shopping online, the need for merchants to evolve their approach to fraud prevention has never been greater. I look forward to continuing to partner with our merchants to help them develop strategies that enable them to reduce risk while growing revenue.”
As President of Accertify, Michelon will report to Jaromir Divilek, Senior Vice President, Global Network Business, American Express.
Accertify, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of American Express, is a leading provider of fraud prevention, chargeback management, and payment gateway solutions to merchant customers spanning diverse industries worldwide. Accertify’s suite of products and services help e-commerce companies grow their business by driving down the total cost of fraud, simplifying business processes, and ultimately increasing revenue. For more information, please visit www.accertify.com.