East and South African online payment service provider 3G direct pay Limited has announced the appointment of Mr. Offer Gat, as Chairman of 3G Direct Pay with effect from March.
Offer Gat is an Israel National, with a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from Tel Aviv University and BA in Political Science from the same university. Offer Gat has been the CEO of the largest Travel and Tourism Enterprises in Israel f , CEO North America for EL AL Israel Airlines and its VP Global Sales, and has 30 years of extensive experience in General and Financial Management, Strategy and M&A in the Aviation and Tourism Industry.
Eran Feinstein, Managing Director, 3G Direct Pay has described the new chairman as someone who is highly respected and has an outstanding experience,“I have learnt to know and appreciate him over the years. His foresight and competent leadership will guide 3G Direct Pay during this very exciting time in our company’s growth. I look forward to working with Offer towards the development of 3G Direct Pay, as the ultimate payments solution in Africa and other regions worldwide.”
Mr. Gat has expressed fulfilled eagerness to work with the team in the leading online payments processor for e commerce, providing payment solution services to hundreds of travel related businesses in East and Southern Africa, focusing on Kenya, Zambia, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Zanzibar, accepting all major credit cards, mobile money and e-wallets, to deliver the best products and services to all clients.
Since 2006, 3G direct pay has been providing an open credit card processing platform where the end customer can shop online with any provider and can also pay as real –time using any payment option. The providers use the same online payment platform to sell their products / services and safely collect any form of payment. 3G Direct Pay basically fills the online gap between the providers and the consumers.
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3G Direct Pay also provides an express B2B payment processing platform – xPay. Any member within the business community can pay online to any other member using xPay, each payment is allocated at real-time and the other member receives instant confirmation for this payment.
Once allocated and confirmed 3G Direct Pay will be responsible to settle the allocated funds into the supplier’s account. The product provides easy usability, safety and security as well as real time services. The xPay platform is available to any supplier registered to 3G Direct Pay and use its online payments service.
The mSwipe mobile payment app provides a user the option to charge your customer anywhere and anytime, the app includes all you need to complete any payment transaction. It is an easy, fast and secure system providing the end customer freedom to use any card type and any currency to pay instantly. It also allows you to receive mobile payments through any of the leading mobile carriers in East Africa.
3G Direct pay also provides mobile payment solutions and is currently in partnership with KopoKopo’s end to end platform. The service has been well received in the East African travel industry currently operating a network that includes 26 airlines, more than 180 hotels and over 320 agents and tour operators.