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GlobalCollect Joins Direct Response Forum Advisory Board
Nov 16, 2010 (01:11 PM EST)


BROOKFIELD, Wis., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- GlobalCollect, a leading payment service provider, joined twelve of the largest payment processors in the world on the advisory board for the Direct Response Forum (DRF). These advisors insure that the DRF is at the forefront of payment solutions for merchants around the globe.

"The addition of GlobalCollect to our Advisory board further enhances the DRF as the leader in educating global payment professionals. GlobalCollect brings expertise in providing payment solutions in over 200 countries to a wide range of merchants in virtually every industry," says Chantal Gaspie, DRF Executive Chair.

Jan Manten, CEO of GlobalCollect, continued: "We are looking forward to working with the DRF Advisory board in sharing our insights and learnings as a Payment Service Provider with over 15 years of experience. To meet the challenges of the rapidly growing e-commerce sector, not-for-profit organizations such as the DRF are instrumental in bringing various stakeholders together to share best practices in an open environment."

The Advisory board plays an important role in insuring that the DRF is providing the highest quality educational services to its members.  Every year more than 500 of the top payment professionals in the world meet at the annual Direct Response Forum. Between Forums the DRF provides a number of educational resources for members including best practices reports from members, a quarterly newsletter with advice on the latest issues facing CNP professionals, and features additional resources from leading global sources.

GlobalCollect will be joining the other members of the DRF advisory board including American Express, Chase Paymentech, Discover Network, First Data, Fifth Third Processing Solutions, First National Merchant Solutions, JCB, Litle & Co., MasterCard, ReD Retail Decisions, PayPal/Bill Me Later, and Visa.

About Direct Response Forum, Inc.

The Direct Response Forum (www.directresponseforum.org) brings together leading direct merchants, acquirers, card companies and service providers for educational programs. The Direct Response Forum is a not-for-profit educational organization that is managed by executives at leading companies including Aegon Direct Marketing Services, Affinion Group, Ancestry.com, Digital River Inc., Expedia Inc., L.L. Bean Inc., ShopNBC, The College Board, and Vegas.com.

About GlobalCollect

GlobalCollect is the world's premier Payment Service Provider of local e-payment solutions for international Customer Not-Present (CNP) channels such as internet, mail and telephone orders, and specializes in a wide range of industries such as travel, ticketing, telecommunications, retail, publishing, portals, online gaming, and digital content. www.globalcollect.com

SOURCE Direct Response Forum, Inc.