Payfirma Appoints Yves Millette As COO

Payfirma has appointed Yves Millette its new Chief Operating Officer.

Millette brings 20 years of executive management experience.

“I’ve spent the last few years advising Canadian technology startups, many of which asked me to join them,” said Millette. “Payfirma finally got me to say yes.”

As CEO of Intuit Canada and UK, Millette led his organization to recognition as a “Great Place to Work” and number one market position in every market segment served.

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“Yves’ track record, thought process and business acumen is extraordinary,” said Michael Gokturk, CEO of Payfirma.

Included in Millette’s portfolio FreshBooks, where he was “instrumental in scaling their organization.”

“[Payfirma] has the perfect combination of visionary leadership, market opportunity and a truly enlightened view of solving a big problem for customers,” said Millette. “I couldn’t be more excited at the prospect of helping Payfirma grow.”

The appointment comes along with the company’s recent Series A funding of $13 million.