Burns e-Commerce Solutions, the purchase-to-pay company, announced the appointment of Eliot Heilpern as director of business development – payment solutions. Prior to joining Burns, Heilpern held the position of regional manager at SWIFT London where he was responsible for overseeing banking relationships in Northern Europe, specialising in the payments and cash management arena. Previously Heilpern held the post of vice president cash management salesfor Europe at BankBoston. Heilpern has been in the banking industry for over twenty years and has worked for a number of international banking institutions.
A report by broking group Marsh examines the repercussions from the administration of the South Korean company, which filed for bankruptcy protection at the end of August.
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Early-stage merger and acquisition deals in Asia-Pacific show nearly 10% year-on-year growth in recent months.