Kevin Gaskell has been appointed to the role of Chairman of Traderoot Technologies (Pty) Ltd. Traderoot is a strategic eCommerce company that licenses advanced eCommerce business solutions specialising in mobile payment and lifestyle banking solutions.

Traderoot has a variety of eCommerce B2C, P2P and B2B solutions, encompassing Mobile, Integrated POS, Self Service Terminals and Internet-based transaction services. In 2000 Traderoot was one of the world’s first internet payment technologies to be compliance tested by VISA USA. Traderoot’s eCommerce solution holds ten acknowledged world firsts in eCommerce platform capability and the company deployed another world first in 2011 for MasterCard’s Pre-authorised prepaid debit PayPass product.

Operating on the leading edge of the accelerating global mobile payment market, the Traderoot platform can integrate the payment, procurement and delivery functions of fulfillment into a single transaction process, in the banked and unbanked world.

Traderoot has proven technologies which are complete and have been successfully deployed at a mix of clients including tier one banks and innovative mobile network operators.

Eugene von Engelhardt, Traderoot Group CEO, commented; “We are delighted to welcome Kevin to the team. His leadership skill and experience of driving successful business growth will be invaluable as we drive our platform to become the global standard in perfecting risk free electronic commerce”.