Kyle Thomas Named SVP Sales for First Data Resources
OMAHA, Neb., Apr 04, 2007 (www.AllPayNews.com) -- Electronic commerce and payments leader First Data Corp. (NYSE: FDC) has announced that it has hired Kyle Thomas as senior vice president, Processing and Product Sales, for First Data Resources (FDR). Thomas will join the company in early April.
Thomas was most recently CEO of Global Chili/Chilly Co., which he founded in 2004. Prior to this entrepreneurial venture, he was with Abacus, a division of Doubleclick, where he served as executive vice president and was responsible for product management, sales and marketing. Thomas' career includes various senior management positions with HNC Software, ABN Amro Bank and Citibank, both in the United States and overseas.
"Kyle is a seasoned, global executive who has managed sales, product management and marketing teams at leading banking, financial services, predictive analytics, and direct marketing companies," said Matt Kardell, senior vice president, Client and New Business Development, FDR. "His depth of experience will be very valuable in leading the FDR sales team to achieve our company's growth and revenue objectives."
About First Data
First Data Corp. (NYSE: FDC) is a leading provider of electronic commerce and payment solutions for businesses worldwide. Serving 4.9 million merchant locations, 1,900 card issuers and their customers, First Data powers the global economy by making it easy, fast and secure for people and businesses around the world to buy goods and services using virtually any form of payment. The company's portfolio of services and solutions includes merchant transaction processing services; credit, debit, private-label, gift, payroll and other prepaid card offerings; fraud protection and authentication solutions; electronic check acceptance services through TeleCheck; as well as Internet commerce and mobile payment solutions. The company's STAR Network offers PIN-secured debit acceptance at 2 million ATM and retail locations. For more information, visit www.firstdata.com.
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