Blackhawk Network’s Alex Barseghian Wins ‘Rising PayTech Star Award’



Alex Barseghian, group VP of retail at Blackhawk Network, was recently honored in London by PayTech as the ‘Rising PayTech Star.’ The inaugural award celebrates driven, inspirational and dynamic payments technology professionals making their mark on the industry.The ‘Rising PayTech Star’ is an innovative role model with ambition to make an impact, hunger for knowledge and ability to successfully rise to the challenges of the paytech sector.

Barseghian has been making waves in the industry for years. His most recent accomplishment was launching Happy Cards, which are some of the most successful and innovative products in Blackhawk’s history. Happy Cards are Blackhawk’s line of curated gift cards that feature a variety of retailers and restaurants on one card. With a unique understanding of the gift card industry and talent for identifying loyalty touchpoints and customer acquisition opportunities, Barseghian has established himself as a go-to resource for Blackhawk and the larger fintech industry.

In addition to Barseghian’s recognized leadership, Talbott Roche, CEO and president at Blackhawk Network, was also named a finalist for the Women in PayTech award that lauds outstanding women for distinguished leadership and inspiring work that makes a positive impact in the payments industry.

Learn more about the PayTech Awards.


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