Avantrust Appoints Rick Leander CEO; E-Commerce and Technology Leader Brings Global Business Expertise to Senior Management Team.Business Editors
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 13, 2001
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In this position, Mr. Leander will be responsible for achieving overall business objectives, developing strategic business alliances, and leading the company's e-commerce initiatives.
Mr. Leander joins Avantrust with more than 20 years of e-commerce, business management, and product development experience. He most recently served as the Director of e-commerce at Mellon Financial This article or section may contain a proseline.
Please help [ convert this timeline] into prose or, if necessary, a . Corporation. In that role, Mr. Leander managed all facets of e-commerce strategy and oversaw the development of an enterprise wide e-commerce technology infrastructure. Under his leadership, the division successfully helped key business lines streamline their distribution processes and lower their acquisition, implementation and service costs using Internet technologies.
"Rick is a strong leader with a distinguished track record in management and transaction-orientated business," said Gretchen Hayes, Divisional President of AIG eBusiness Risk Solutions. "Having worked successfully in general management and product development roles, Rick offers a unique blend of strategic insight and hands-on implementation skills. His appointment demonstrates our continued commitment to building a team that will make Avantrust the leader in B2B (Business to Business) Refers to one business communicating with or selling to another. See B2B e-commerce, B2C and B2G.
B2B - business to business financial and risk management solutions."
"Rick is a great addition to the Avantrust team. His leadership experience and business background will be instrumental in driving the adoption of Avantrust products and services," said Larry Kutscher, President D&B B2B e-commerce (Business to Business Electronic-COMMERCE) Refers to one business selling to another business via the Web. See e-commerce. .
Prior to joining Mellon Financial, Mr. Leander served as Managing Director of Strategic Alliances and Investments at Bank of America
Bank of America (NYSE: BAC TYO: 8648 ) is the largest commercial bank in the United States in terms of deposits, and the largest company of its kind in the world. , where he was responsible for developing and implementing strategic alliances, partnerships, and investments. At Bank of America, he also managed a team of professionals that created a bank-wide e-commerce delivery strategy involving distributed architecture.
From 1986 to 1995, Mr. Leander worked at CitiCorp, most recently in the role of Senior Product Director for Corporate Electronic Delivery Services, where he managed product development of customer delivery systems for the Cash Management, Trade Finance, and Global Custody businesses. He also served as CitiCorp's Senior Director of Transaction Banking in Tokyo.
Mr. Leander is a past Chairman of EDIBanx and sits on the advisory board of Lockstar. He holds a bachelor's degree in business administration and finance from the University of Texas.
For more information on Avantrust, please visit www.avantrust.com.
Avantrust (pronounced ah-vahn TRUST) empowers companies to buy and sell more online by reducing the risks and frictions inherent in eCommerce. Announced in October 2000 by American International Group, Inc. (NYSE: AIG) and Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE: DNB), Avantrust offers an integrated suite of insurance products, risk management services, technology and information offerings. Leveraging the two founding firms' trusted leadership in insurance, financial services The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view of the subject.
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