SUZOHAPP Appoints Eben Esterhuyse As New General Manager, Solutions for the Americas


Mount Prospect, Illinois – SUZOHAPP is pleased to announce that Eben Esterhuyse has joined the company as new General Manager, Solutions for the Americas, effective November 7th.

In this role, Eben will provide the strategic leadership and operational direction of the team responsible for the SUZOHAPP CashComplete™ Solutions portfolio in the Americas. Eben will continue to partner and build the offering of unique, smart solutions able to dramatically improve our customers’ business with cash management process improvement and intelligence.

Eben Esterhuyse moves into this key role after having gained over 16 years’ experience within the Payment and Cash supply-chain industries. He brings to his new role in-depth insight and industry experience across multiple disciplines in many aspects of business management.

Prior to joining SUZOHAPP, Eben worked at the Brinks company, a global leader providing secure logistics and security solutions to banks and financial institutions, retailers, government agencies and mints. Since 2010, Eben has held senior management positions at Brinks as Director of Product Innovation & Development and later as Director of the Global Retail Innovation and Solution Development. He directed a large organization launching new lines of business, developing new Retail solutions and generating new top line revenue with good margin.

Prior to Brinks, Eben gained valuable experience working at S1 Corporation as Director of Hosted internet banking platforms and VP ATM Product Development. Eben holds a Masters degree in Commerce – Computer Science from University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa.

Eben Esterhuyse will report directly to Ron Partridge, President, SUZOHAPP Americas. Commenting on the announcement, he said “We are excited to welcome Eben to the SUZOHAPP team. He is a sought-after industry expert and will play a central role in the strategic growth and partnerships of the SUZOHAPP CashComplete™ business in the Americas. His leadership and extensive experience in the Retail business will be invaluable to our team and our customers”.

Eben Esterhuyse commented “I am delighted to join SUZOHAPP and contribute to its enhanced global growth. I have worked in the Payment & Cash management industry for many years and I am excited to have the opportunity to work in such a leading company with a long history of success. I look forward to being part of such a dedicated team with leading technology, manufacturing capability and partnership potential”.

About SUZOHAPP:
SUZOHAPP provides highly engineered component solutions for interactive self-service hardware to the global amusement, gaming, industrial, transportation and vending markets by serving both equipment operators and original equipment manufacturers. SUZOHAPP's solutions include control devices and systems, currency handling equipment, display solutions, environmental products, machine operation components and payment systems. With over 1,100 global employees in 19 countries serving more than 25,000 customers worldwide, SUZOHAPP has manufacturing, engineering, distribution and service facilities in 19 countries globally. More information is available at www.suzohapp.com. SUZOHAPP is owned by affiliates of ACON Investments, L.L.C., a Washington, D.C.- based international private equity investment firm that has responsibility for managing approximately $4.4 billion of capital. For more information, visit www.aconinvestments.com.

Press contact:
Stella Burgi
SUZOHAPP EMEA Marketing Manager
stella.burgi@suzohapp.nl
+ 39 335 8780544