Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) July 11, 2012
G2 Web Services, LLC, the recognized leader in e-commerce risk management, today announced the opening of a new office in Shanghai, China and the hire of Sophia Chen, Regional Director – Asia Pacific. Chen will spearhead G2’s expansion into Asia Pacific, and will be responsible for driving business growth and enhancing existing client relationships for G2 Web Services in the Asia-Pacific region.
“The opening of an office in Shanghai and the hire of Sophia Chen will enable G2 to provide regional support to our current clients, as well as drive new business and relationships in Asia Pacific,” said Kevin Omiliak, General Manager of G2 Web Services, LLC. “With Sophia’s history of success in expanding regional markets, we are confident that she will be a vital asset to the team and to our clients in Asia Pacific.”
Chen brings over a decade of experience in risk management and compliance in the payments industry to her role. Most recently, Chen was the Director of Northern Asia Operations at Trustwave, where she established and developed the company’s business in Asia Pacific. Prior to Trustwave, Chen was Manager of Account Information Security in the Risk Management team at Visa International Asia Pacific, where she launched the Visa Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard compliance initiative. As the Country Risk Manager of Greater China at Visa International Asia Pacific, she expanded the Account Information Security Program to payment application providers and merchants. Before joining Visa, she was a Technical Consultant and Senior Analyst at TSYS Card Tech Limited.
Chen will be based in G2’s new Shanghai, China office.
About G2 Web Services, LLC
G2 Web Services, LLC is the recognized leader in merchant compliance monitoring and e-commerce risk management. G2 works globally with acquiring banks, independent sales organizations (ISOs), payment service providers (PSPs) and other acquiring value chain members to identify, mitigate and monitor risk posed by their merchants’ online presences.
By monitoring millions of merchant websites worldwide and collecting billions of data artifacts, G2 Web Services has built the industry’s largest e-commerce relationship map that provides a comprehensive and global view of e-commerce across the entire industry. From analyzing the risk involved with boarding a new merchant, to third-party and account data compromise (ADC) risk mitigation, to the regular review of website content for compliance violations, G2 provides a comprehensive set of tools and services to effectively manage risk throughout the entire merchant lifecycle.
G2 is headquartered in Bellevue, WA, USA. For more information, please visit http://www.g2webservices.com.