Trustwave Appoints New Head of Global Alliances

Long-Serving Trustwave Executive Michael Petitti Focused on Strengthening Ties With Alliance Partners and Payments Industry

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - March 09, 2016) - Trustwave® today announced the appointment of Michael Petitti as Trustwave Senior Vice President of Global Alliances. In this role, Petitti is responsible for global alliance partnerships and payment services programs, payment card industry relationships and compliance and payment services strategy.

Trustwave Chief Executive Officer and President, Robert J. McCullen, said, "With Mike's focus on the success of our alliance partners, Trustwave is in an even greater position to help credit card processors, acquiring banks, independent sales organizations (ISOs) and card brand owners worldwide elevate their security posture and streamline the compliance process. His years of Trustwave and industry experience are a perfect combination to help Trustwave further solidify its leadership in compliance and payment services through our industry alliances."

Over the past 13 years, Petitti has led various teams at Trustwave. Since 2011, he has been the Executive Director of the Asia-Pacific Region responsible for the company's operations, sales, and delivery of services in the region. Previously, he was Trustwave Chief Marketing Officer. Petitti was also on the Board of Advisors and the Board of Directors of the Merchant Risk Council. He holds a bachelor's degree in political science from Knox College.

Trustwave Senior Vice President of Global Alliances, Michael Petitti, said, "Some of the biggest and best companies in the business team with Trustwave not only for PCI compliance but also for tools that go beyond the traditional check-box approach to security. I look forward to working with our alliance partners and the industry as they shift to a security-centric model for constant, cost-effective protection beyond basic compliance requirements."

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