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The Bowdoin Group Places Chief Operating Officer at Battery Ventures-Backed PrimeRevenue

Posted by Lauren Kendall on February 5, 2021
PrimeRevenue COO Tombstone for Press ReleaseFebruary 5, 2021The Bowdoin Group, an award winning executive search firm with deep expertise in leadership search and strategic company build-outs for growth-stage companies, is pleased to announce the placement of Gavin Cicchinelli as the new Chief Operating Officer at PrimeRevenue, the world’s leading provider of working capital financial technology solutions and backed by private equity investors, Battery Ventures and Brown Brothers Harriman.

Cicchinelli brings over a decade of leadership experience in FinTech/payments leading sales and support teams, most recently serving as President and Chief Revenue Officer at TSYS Integrated Solutions, a global payments processing services company recently acquired by Global Payments. There, he also served as Head of Product and divisional COO before being pulled back into a P&L role. Prior to joining TSYS, Cicchinelli served in multiple leadership positions at TransFirst, a provider of payment processing and POS solutions, including President of Financial Institutions, SVP of Business Development, and Vice President of Sales.

“We think Gavin will be a huge asset to our organization as we continue to expand our customer base and operationalize our processes internally and externally,” said PJ Bain, CEO of PrimeRevenue. “Gavin brings a multi-faceted perspective to the commercial side of the business. He will be a great asset to the team, and we are ready to hit the ground running.”

“Gavin is a strong and dynamic executive with a career reflecting early-stage growth, as well as scale, with a deep understanding of the payments space,” added Jim Urquhart, Managing Director of FinTech at The Bowdoin Group. “His experience building, launching, and implementing GTM strategies, new products, and key partnerships makes him an exceptional candidate for this Chief Operating Officer role.”

“I’m excited to join a high-growth and rapidly evolving organization,” noted Cicchinelli. “The leadership team is truly value driven and I’m looking forward to partnering with the broader organization in accelerating not only core business growth but delivering on key adjacent growth opportunities as well. The future at PrimeRevenue is very bright and I look forward to being an integral part of taking this company to the next level.”

As COO, Cicchinelli will be working closely with their CEO, PJ Bain, and the board to develop corporate and operational strategies, build a repeatable and scalable commercial growth strategy. Cicchinelli holds a B.A. in Graphic Design and Business Marketing from University of Northern Colorado, Greeley.

About PrimeRevenue

PrimeRevenue’s supply chain finance (reverse factoring) solutions help organizations in 80+ countries optimize their working capital to efficiently fund strategic initiatives, gain a competitive advantage and strengthen relationships throughout the supply chain. As the leading provider of working capital financial technology solutions, PrimeRevenue’s diverse multi-funder platform processes more than $250 billion USD in payment transactions per year. The company is headquartered in Atlanta, with offices in London, Prague, Hong Kong and Melbourne. Additional information about PrimeRevenue can be found at, Twitter: @primerevenue, LinkedIn:

About The Bowdoin Group

The Bowdoin Group is an award-winning retained executive search firm that specializes in C-suite leadership and strategic roles, commercial team expansions, and recruitment process outsourcing for a wide range of companies, ranging from venture-backed startups and emerging growth companies building out their C-suites to larger organizations sourcing talent for rapid market expansion. With deep expertise in Life Sciences, Digital Health, Software & Technology, and FinTech, Bowdoin is uniquely situated to solve recruiting challenges and unmet talent needs more than any other search firm across the U.S. due to its cross-functional reach and domain understanding across healthcare and technology. The firm continuously ranks in the top 2% of the recruiting industry in the U.S. and Canada for client and candidate satisfaction as measured by ClearlyRated’s annual NPS survey. The Bowdoin Group is also active in supporting the local entrepreneurial ecosystem as well as several non-profit organizations, including Life Science Cares, NEVCA, Hack.Diversity, and FinTech Sandbox. For more information, visit us at and connect with us on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.


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