NORTHRIDGE, CA, May 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NewMediaWire — Innovative Payment Solutions, Inc. (OTCQB: IPSI) (“Innovative” or the “Company”), a Southern California based fintech company focused on building a 21st-century universal digital payment platform, IPSIPay™, today announced the appointment of Clifford W. Henry and Madisson G. Corbett to the Company’s Board of Directors. Following the appointment of Mr. Henry and Ms. Corbett, Innovative’s Board will be comprised of 5 directors, 3 of whom are independent.
“We are pleased to welcome Cliff Henry and Madison Corbett to our Board,” said James Fuller, Director of the Board. “Cliff’s experience in investment management and Madisson’s background working with successful fintech start-ups will be invaluable additions to our team. Moreover, as Innovative continues to grow and develop its digital payment platform, we believe these two new members will help us achieve our business strategy and provide sound insight for our Company.”
Mr. Henry is Chairman and CIO of CWH Associates, investment management and consulting firm he founded in 1989. CWH is the owner and General Partner of Worthington Growth, LP, one of the earliest thematic focused, research-driven investment funds specializing in small and mid-cap companies.
In addition to his investment work, Mr. Henry has served a number of companies as a director or advisor. He is also involved extensively in pro bono work most recently as a Chairman of the Indian River (Florida) Cultural Council and was a founding Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Clay Art Center in Port Chester New York.
Ms. Corbett has extensive experience in sales and built sales development organizations at Series A-C tech companies. Ms. Corbett’s career in sales began in San Diego, overseeing global sales and marketing at the top surf wax company in the US. Ms. Corbett then worked at the International Surfing Association, recognized by the International Olympic, Committee and helped introduce surfing to the Olympics in 2020.
After her time in San Diego, Ms. Corbett began working for various Y Combinator companies including payroll & benefits platforms, Gusto, hiring software, Lever, and mental health startup, Modern Health.
Presently, Ms. Corbett works for a fintech start-up, Brex.com, and has been with the company over the last two years. She built out the entire sales development organization from scratch and oversaw top-of-funnel production for the Go To Market Team at Brex.com. Ms. Corbett managed the increase of reoccurring annual revenue from $20,000,000 to $100,000,000 in just 18 months and her team accounted for 85% of the net new revenue generated during the period.
About Innovative Payment Solutions, Inc.
Innovative Payment Solutions, Inc. (“Innovative”) strives to offer cutting-edge digital payment solutions for consumers and service providers. Innovative’s ecosystem will span multiple devices such as self-service kiosks, mobile applications, and POS terminals offering alternative payment methods to meet the needs of consumers and service providers. (investor.ipsipay.com)
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