BitPay has appointed Kevin McInturff as vice president of Product Management, and the company’s third full-time employee. Mr. McInturff’s roles at BitPay will be managing e-commerce plugins, client libraries and API, and managing BitPay’s global Integration Partner program.

BitPay processed over $5.2 million in bitcoin transactions for its merchants during the month of March, with over 5,100 completed invoices, says the company. BitPay also approved over 1,300 new merchant applications during March, bringing their total number of  merchants to over 4,500. During March, BitPay’s bitcoin payment tools have also been integrated into E-GovLink, a billing system used by local governments, and FoxyCart, a SaaS cloud-hosted shopping cart service.

Mr. McInturff recently worked for Global Payments as their director of Application Development.

BitPay is a Payment Service Provider (PSP) specializing in eCommerce, B2B, and enterprise solutions for virtual currencies.