Digital River Enhances its Global Professional Services

Appoints Joydeep Haldar as Senior Vice President of Global Professional Services

MINNEAPOLIS — April 30, 2014Digital River, Inc., a leading global provider of Commerce-as-a-Service solutions, announced it has enhanced its global professional services, adding a deeper level of strategic consulting for complex custom ecommerce implementations as well as integrations with third-party partner solutions. Today, Digital River’s professional services team provides strategy, business and technical support for merchants who want to expand their ecommerce businesses globally, increase revenue and enhance their online shopper experience. Digital River’s professional services support some of the world’s most notable software, consumer electronics, retail and travel and entertainment brands.

Digital River’s global team of professional services experts function as strategic advisors to merchants, offering solutions and best practices for expanding online businesses not only across geographies, but also multiple channels, including direct, retail and reseller. The professional services organization also recommends and oversees integrations with third-party partners from Digital River’s network of strategic alliances. With deep ecommerce, payments and emarketing expertise, the team excels at helping companies reduce operational risks and speed time-to-market, delivering standard ecommerce sites in less than six weeks.

As part of these expansion efforts, Digital River has appointed Joydeep Haldar as its senior vice president of global professional services. In this role, he will oversee global client implementation, custom development, solution architecture and production support.

“Today, companies are under increasing pressure to expand globally and get to revenue more quickly. Our professional services teams are experts at navigating digital commerce channels, which are critical conduits for rapid international expansion,” said Ted Cahall, Digital River’s executive vice president and chief operating officer. “Joydeep has an extensive track record of managing organizations that implement complex technical solutions for global businesses. Under his leadership, we intend to deliver even more business value for our clients as we guide them in meeting the needs of today’s digital shoppers.”

Joydeep joins Digital River from Wipro Technologies where he served as the general manager and head of the retail business unit in the Americas. There he was responsible for their P&L, overseeing client relationships and delivery of complex web-based technology initiatives. Prior to Wipro, Joydeep served as principal and senior engagement manager at Infosys.

“I am excited to join Digital River, drawing on my background in managing large scale retail ecommerce solutions and delivery organizations, and help set new standards for the way global ecommerce is implemented,” commented Joydeep. “We are committed to meeting our clients’ business requirements for velocity and operational excellence.”

About Digital River, Inc.
Backed by 20 years of ecommerce experience, Digital River is recognized as a leading global provider of Commerce-as-a-Service solutions. Companies of all sizes rely on Digital River’s cloud-based commerce, payments and marketing services to manage and grow their online businesses. In 2014, Digital River processed more than $35 billion in online transactions, connecting B2B and B2C digital products companies and branded manufacturers with buyers across multiple devices and channels, and nearly every country in the world.

Digital River is headquartered in Minneapolis with offices across the U.S., Asia, Europe and South America. For more details about Digital River, visit the corporate website, read the Digital River Blog, follow the company on Twitter or call +1 952-253-1234.

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