Rêv Worldwide Appoints Jesse Z. Weiss General Counsel
AUSTIN, TX, June 06, 2011 - Rêv Worldwide, a global payment company for underserved markets, today announced Jesse Z. Weiss has joined the company as General Counsel and will be responsible for managing Rêv’s legal and compliance teams worldwide.
“We operate programs in regions all over the world, many we can count as the first in their respective markets, and that we’ve done so in the few years since we launched is a testament to the strength of the entrepreneur executives that form our leadership team,” said Roy Sosa, Chairman and CEO, Rêv Worldwide. “We’ve really only scratched the surface of the opportunity that lies ahead, and Jesse joins as a critical addition to the leadership team as we look to accelerate our efforts.”
Prior to joining Rêv Worldwide as General Counsel, Jesse Z. Weiss was a partner at the international law firms of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP and Greenberg Traurig, LLP, where he practiced securities and M&A litigation. After graduating from law school, Weiss has clerked for the Minnesota Supreme Court, and he has been named a Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star every year since 2006. Weiss earned his law degree from the University of Iowa College of Law and his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin.
About Rêv Worldwide
Dedicated to driving widespread commercial availability of financial services in underserved markets around the world, Rêv Worldwide helps partners rapidly and effectively access hard-to-reach markets and enables underserved consumers to make affordable, safe and convenient financial transactions. Rêv’s full range of integrated mobile and prepaid card solutions – including Rêv-branded, co-branded and affinity products – are issued by banks, powered by its multi-language, multi-currency processing platform and delivered by partners and directly to consumers through its growing retail network. Rêv is headquartered in Austin, Texas and operates in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia-Pacific and is a member of the MPOWER Ventures investment portfolio. Learn more at www.revworldwide.com.
Meredith DeSpain Kelsey