Merchant Warehouse Announces Senior Leadership Promotions

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October 2, 2012

Merchant Warehouse

Key leadership promotions to support company’s aggressive growth strategy.

Boston, MA – October 02, 2012 – Merchant Warehouse®, a leading innovator of payment and program acceptance solutions and merchant account services, announces three key promotions within its senior leadership team.

  • Dan Dufault has been promoted to the role of executive vice president, sales and marketing. In this expanded role, Dan is responsible for supporting the organization’s aggressive growth objectives through innovative sales strategies and the development and launch of go-to-market products that deliver unparalleled differentiation and offer significant new business opportunities for merchants, consumers and partners alike. Dan previously served as Merchant Warehouse’s vice president, marketing and has held numerous leadership roles with Novell, Kaspersky Lab and Progress Software.
  • David McSweeney, who previously served as vice president, merchant experience, was promoted to the role of executive vice president, operations. He is responsible for delivering a world-class service experience to Merchant Warehouse and providing day-to-day leadership for the company’s customer service, technical support and operations teams. Prior to joining the company, Dave held senior level operational leadership positions with RBS Lynk, First Data, Fleet, and BankBoston.
  • Michael Gavin was named senior vice president, direct sales. Having previously served as vice president of third party sales, Michael is now responsible for day-to-day leadership of the company’s direct sales efforts including organizational structure, sales forecasts and strategies, and team management. Michael is one of Merchant Warehouse’s longest tenured team members and he has been a key contributor to the evolution and expansion of the sales organization within his twelve years. 

“Merchant Warehouse has experienced great growth throughout its fifteen year history,” said Henry Helgeson, CEO, Merchant Warehouse. “With that said, we expect the coming five years to be even more exciting with an aggressive strategy focused around new product innovation and the design and implementation of payment solutions that meet the growing needs of our customers in terms of mobile commerce. Key to support these strategies is having a senior leadership team that understands the marketplace, the business objectives and the path to success, and I am confident we have a team of unparalleled talent, innovation and drive.”


About Merchant Warehouse

Merchant Warehouse is a recognized leader in payment acceptance solutions and merchant services.  The company enables merchants, agents, POS developers and VARs to achieve strategic business advantage through the delivery of current and emerging payment, offer and program solutions and merchant services that dramatically enhance the merchant-customer experience. Merchant Warehouse is one of the fastest growing and innovative payment solutions companies in North America. For more information about Merchant Warehouse, please visit