Smooth Commerce Welcomes Sam Jawad to Board of Directors

Toronto, Canada, June 20, 2017

Former President, Chase Paymentech Solutions Canada and Global Expansion

Smooth Commerce, a fully integrated mobile payment and marketing platform for retailers, is pleased to announce the appointment of Sam Jawad to its Board of Directors.

The former President of Chase Paymentech Solutions Canada, Jawad has over 20-years of extensive, senior level experience in payments, card issuing, merchant acquiring, and partnerships.

“We are very excited to add an accomplished executive of Sam’s calibre to our Board,” said Rick Kostoff, Board Chair of Smooth Commerce. “He brings to the table a level of expertise and deep connections to the payments industry that will complement our leadership team and prove invaluable to us as we grow the business.”

From the very beginning, Smooth Commerce has embraced a partner-centric approach to growing the business, and Jawad is well positioned to assist the Company in further cultivating its strategic partnerships.

“I’ve been impressed what the Smooth Commerce team has accomplished with their platform in a relatively short time,” reflected Jawad. “I believe the Company has tremendous potential and I am delighted to be joining a highly innovative team and an experienced board.”

In addition to Chase Paymentech, Jawad has also held leadership roles with First Data, Bank One and Citi Cards Canada. Sam has also been an active member of the Canadian Bankers Association Payments Committee and the Advisory Boards for Interac, VISA Canada, and MasterCard.

Smooth Commerce builds best-in-class branded native mobile apps for merchants that activate their customer through a highly flexible and scaleable engagement platform that includes order ahead, loyalty rewards, payments, offers and promotions customized to be most relevant to the user. The platform’s powerful business tools deliver rich data analytics that provide valuable insights into customer behaviour, the ability to manage and analyze targeted campaigns, and drive improved operational efficiencies, increased sales and profitability.

For inquiries please contact Tetyana Krysa, Business Development, Smooth Commerce