Thursday, August 07, 2008
Elavon Appoints Jamie Walker Chief Financial Officer
By Holly Lytle
Walker's Global Industry Experience a Key Strength
August 7, 2008
ATLANTA - Elavon, formerly NOVA Information Systems, has appointed Jamie Walker as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), leading Elavon's global finance organization. Formerly Senior Vice President of Financial Settlement at Elavon, Walker designed and established the financial organization's global shared services model. Walker has been an Elavon employee for almost 8 years and played a key role in executing European portfolio conversions.
"Jamie was a natural choice for this position," said Stuart C. Harvey, Jr., CEO of Elavon. "We are fortunate to have tremendous bench strength at Elavon, and our global finance organization is no exception. Jamie has been a key player in our global alignment efforts, and we are confident in his abilities to step into this role."
"The opportunity to manage Elavon's global finance organization is very exciting." said Walker. "The team has the vision, passion and determination to help secure Elavon's global leadership position in the payments space."
Prior to his tenure with Elavon, Walker served Ernst & Young's Core Assurance practices as an auditor. He is an Emory University graduate and holds a business administration degree in Accounting and Marketing.
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Elavon's Global Acquiring Solutions organization is a part of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB). Elavon provides end-to-end payment processing services to more than one million merchants in the United States, Europe, Canada and Puerto Rico. Solutions include credit and debit card processing, electronic check services, gift cards, dynamic currency conversion, multi-currency support, and cross-border acquiring. Elavon's services are marketed through multiple alliance partner channels including financial institutions, trade associations and ISOs. Elavon has solutions to meet the needs of merchants in specialized markets including small business, retail, hospitality/T&E, health care, education and the public sector. Elavon represents the former brands of NOVA Information Systems and its affiliates FHMS and euroConex. For more information about Elavon visit www.elavon.com.