MagTek Hires Tech Industry Veteran as EVP, Sales & Business Development
January 19, 2016 (PRLEAP.COM) Business NewsSeal Beach, CA – MagTek, Inc., the world's leading supplier of secure payment technology, today announces that Sam Kamel has joined MagTek's executive management team as EVP of Sales & Business Development.
In his new role, Sam will report to Mimi Hart, MagTek's president and CEO, where he will lead the sales team in MagTek's drive for new markets, new customers and heightened revenue levels. He has extensive experience in high profile organizations and a proven track record. He most recently worked with Ingram Micro and while there helped lead the company through a rapid phase of growth and diversification.
Sam has also worked for Microsoft Corporation, McKinsey & Company, and was an officer in the US Navy. A graduate of Harvard and Cornell universities, he and his family live in Southern California where he will work from MagTek's Seal Beach headquarters.
"Sam joins MagTek at a perfect time when we are poised for significant growth across all of the markets we serve" says Mimi Hart. "We continue to build on a solid team and look forward to having Sam's knowledge and leadership translate into an even more vibrant future at MagTek with talent and contributions coming from each and every colleague and department".
Founded in 1972, MagTek is a leading manufacturer of electronic systems for the reliable issuance, reading, transmission and security of cards, checks, PINs and identification documents. Leading with innovation and engineering excellence, MagTek is known for quality and dependability. Its products include secure card reader/authenticators, token generators, EMV contact, contactless and NFC reading devices, encrypting check scanners, PIN pads and distributed credential personalization systems for secure magstripe and EMV enabled cards. These products are used worldwide by financial institutions, retailers, and processors to provide secure and efficient payment and identification transactions.
Today, MagTek continues to innovate. Its MagneSafe™ Security Architecture leverages strong encryption, secure tokenization, dynamic card authentication, and device/host validation enabling users to assess the trustworthiness of credentials and terminals used for online identification, payment processing, and high-value electronic transactions.
MagTek is headquartered in Seal Beach, CA. For more information, please visit www.magtek.com.