Trade Technologies Names Christine Thompson as Director of Sales and Solutions for EMEA

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Christine Thompson Named Trade Technologies Director of Sales & Solutions

Christine is a consummate trade professional with the knowledge and experience to convey Trade Technologies’ message to the EMEA trade finance and international credit communities.

Trade Technologies, the global leader for international trade document solutions, today announced that Christine Thompson has joined Trade Technologies as its Director of Sales & Solutions – EMEA. Christine will be based in Trade Technologies’ London office and assumes responsibility for the Company’s business development and customer support activities throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

“We are excited to add Christine to our global team of trade experts providing award-winning outsourcing and technology solutions to exporters and international trade banks,” said Kirk Lundburg, CEO of Trade Technologies. “Christine is a consummate trade professional with the knowledge and experience to convey Trade Technologies’ message to the EMEA trade finance and international credit communities.”

“Working closely with exporters to reduce risk, accelerate payments and improve the efficiency of trade processes is the core of my experience,” said Christine. “I am delighted to join Trade Technologies to provide our clients with inventive trade document and receivables solutions that enable them to meet their international trading goals.”

Over the last 17 years, Christine has developed her expertise and passion for international trade through logistics, documentation and finance positions with trading companies and service providers. Immediately prior to joining Trade Technologies, Christine was a Trade Finance and Letter of Credit Specialist at BP for almost 5 years.

About Trade Technologies
Founded in 1999, Trade Technologies ( is the largest global provider of outsourced trade document services and software. From its offices in Asia, Europe and North America, Trade Technologies provides leading exporters, freight forwarders and international trade banks with trade document solutions, training and consulting.

The Company’s web-based Global Trade Management platform and outsourced services enable customers to streamline their operations, save money, accelerate payments, and eliminate discrepancies traditionally involved in international letter of credit, documentary collections and open account transactions. More than 1,500 exporters, global trade banks and freight forwarders depend on Trade Technologies’ services to process almost $10 billion in international trade transactions each year. Globally, Trade Technologies is presenting original letter of credit and other trade documents online to 48 examination offices of 17 banks in 13 countries.

In 2015, Trade Technologies, was awarded the Presidential “E” Star Award for Export Services by the U.S. Department of Commerce and was selected by CIO Review Magazine for its annual list of the 20 Most Promising Banking Technology Solution Providers. Trade Technologies was voted the “Best Trade Tech Solutions Company” in 2012 by readers of Trade Finance Magazine. In 2011, Trade Technologies won the Presidential “E” Award for Exports through the agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce, the highest recognition any U.S. entity may receive for supporting export growth. In 2010, the Company was awarded a patent on the Trade Technologies’ software platform and process.

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