Billtrust Appoints John W. Murray to its Board of Directors
Technology Executive Brings Experience in Achieving Transformational Outcomes to Integrated B2B Payments Leader
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LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – April 25, 2022 – Billtrust (NASDAQ: BTRS), a B2B accounts receivable automation and integrated B2B payments leader, has announced that John W. Murray has joined its Board of Directors, effective April 22, 2022. Mr. Murray will serve as a member of Billtrust’s Nominating and Corporate Governance and Compensation Committees. A technology executive, entrepreneur and investor with experience in start-up, midsize and enterprise organizations, John has a successful track record leading organizations through periods of change. John is currently a strategic advisor and consultant for The Riverside Company, a global investment firm.
“On behalf of all of our directors, we are pleased to welcome John to the Billtrust Board,” said Flint Lane, Billtrust Chairman and CEO. “John has an incredible history of helping organizations achieve transformational outcomes, and we look forward to leveraging his insights and partnering with him as Billtrust continues its global expansion.”
John previously served as board chair for CreditIQ, a high-growth fintech software business delivering an end-to-end solution for online and in-store car sales. Prior to CreditIQ, John was the Chief Executive Officer of Paypro, a privately owned payroll and benefits company. On behalf of The Riverside Company, John presently serves on the Board of Directors of Eventsair, an Australia-based software company and has previously served on the Board of Directors of DentalPlans.com, a dental and health savings online marketplace, and as a member of the Board of Directors and interim executive at Paradigm Tax Services, a national consulting tax firm. He also served as a senior advisor to n2y LLC, an e-learning provider. Earlier, John was the Chief Information Officer of Assetmark (NYSE: AMK) and the Chief Technology Officer of Brigade Solutions. He began his career in investment banking at Credit Suisse and Stifel in New York and San Francisco. John has also served on many non-profit boards and local and state-wide commissions by political appointment.
“Working with an innovative and values-led company like Billtrust with an astounding track record of success in creating value for customers is a great fit for me,” said Murray. “It’s a true privilege to join Billtrust’s Board of Directors at this exciting time for the company, and I am thrilled to help Billtrust drive continued innovation and maximize shareholder value.” John has a bachelor’s degree in Finance from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California and an MBA from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley.
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