Spindle names John Hunnicutt CFO
Mr. Bates has nearly 30 years of experience in the telecommunications industry and over 25 years of experience in the payments industry.
Mr. Bates has executive management experience operating in both a private and public company environment, also serving in executive capacities with several payments and card processing providers.
Mr. Bates previously served as Chief Executive Officer for Solveras Payment Solutions. Under his leadership, Solveras was acquired by TransFirst in 2011.
Prior to being Chief Executive Officer of Solveras, he was President and Chief Operating Officer for Transaction Network Services (TNS), a global payments provider traded on the New York Stock Exchange.
Prior to that, he was President and Chief Operating Officer for Paylinx, an online payment services provider.
In addition, current board member Frank Knuettel II has been appointed Chairman of the Board.