September 30, 2016

Paysafe’s Carla Erlick recognized as Rising Star in 2016 Women in Payments Awards

MONTREAL -- Carla Erlick, senior vice president sales and business development at payments provider Paysafe, has been named a Rising Star at this year’s Canadian Women in Payments symposium. The award recognizes talented women in payments who have demonstrated leadership, professional excellence and a commitment to motivating others to make a positive impact in the payments industry. The accolade reflected Carla’s ability to balance strategic planning and implementation while driving sales within Paysafe’s global integrated software partner channel. Carla was one of three recipients to be recognised as a 2016 Rising Star at this year’s fifth annual Women in Payments event held in Toronto on 20 September.

Commenting on the recognition, chair of the Women in Payments awards committee, Jo Canning says: “Carla’s ability to build exceptional relationships and to generate new channel and business development opportunities, along with her infectious work ethic and passion is inspiring.”

“Overall the awards committee were impressed by Carla’s energy and her ability to translate her knowledge of the industry to clients and colleagues alike,” adds Jo.

“It’s a great honor to be recognised with this award,” says Carla. “The payments industry is continually evolving in response to new technology and changing consumer demand. It’s an exciting world to be a part of and Women in Payments does a fantastic job in celebrating successful women across the industry.”

Commenting on the industry recognition, Paysafe Chief Operating Officer Danny Chazonoff says: “Carla’s expertise is a great asset to Paysafe and I am delighted that her hard-work and contributions have been recognised among such high-calibre payment professionals.”

Founded in 2012 by Kristy Duncan, an experienced banking and payments professional, Women in Payments is an initiative developed to gather women in payments to learn and discuss about issues and trends, network with peers and recognize women’s achievements, innovation and leadership from across the payments ecosystem.

Women in Payments hosts annual one-day symposiums in Canada, US and Australia which celebrate the accomplishments of women across the entire spectrum of the payments industry, from consumer payments through to commercial and corporate payments. For more information about Women in Payments visit:

Carla is based in Montreal and has been working with Paysafe Group plc (formerly Optimal Payments) since 2005.



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