AUSTIN, Texas -- Petroleum industry veteran Bo Sasnett on Tuesday was named vice president of business development, petroleum, for Acumera Inc.
In his new role, Sasnett is responsible for creating new channel programs that extend the benefits of Acumera's Trusted Connection Services to a wide range of businesses in the petroleum industry.
“Acumera is known for its secure connectivity and networking technology and outstanding customer service,” said Sasnett. “The company is well positioned to assist retailers with their PCI [payment card industry] compliance and provide necessary infrastructure for the upcoming EMV [Europay, MasterCard and Visa] requirements. Acumera has achieved significant growth over the past several years, and I’m excited to be a part of its future growth.”
Prior to joining Acumera, Sasnett served as vice president of business development for Bennett Pump Co., a manufacturer of fuel dispensing equipment. During his career, he has also held sales and leadership positions at Additech, Outside Networks, Dresser Wayne and Universel Epsco.
“Our recent growth is a reflection of the tremendous need for secure, reliable connections and services we’ve seen throughout the retail petroleum and convenience store technology industries,” said Acumera CEO Dirk Heinen. “Bo brings more than 25 years of experience, expertise and relationships that will help us expand Acumera’s footprint and deliver valuable new program offerings for the retail petroleum space.”
Austin-based Acumera Inc. provides Trusted Connection Services to multi-site merchants, specializing in solving network management and security issues.