TSYS Names New Head of Global Product
COLUMBUS, Ga., Aug. 23, 2011 — TSYS today announced that Paul Bridgewater, a 23-year veteran of the payments and financial services industry, has been named group executive of global product. Bridgewater will report to Paul Todd, executive vice president, TSYS.
“Paul brings a wealth of product and development knowledge in the payments industry to his new position at TSYS,” said M. Troy Woods, president and chief operating officer, TSYS. “We are excited that he is joining our team, and look forward to him developing and harmonizing our global product suite as we continue to expand our business both in the U.S. and internationally.”
Prior to joining TSYS, Bridgewater served as senior vice president, payments, of Digital River, Inc., in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, where he managed all aspects of its multi-million dollar internal payment services business unit. Bridgewater’s additional responsibilities at Digital River included product management and roadmap execution, third-party payment vendor relationships, payment services strategy, and real-time fraud and risk mitigation for its external payment services business.
Bridgewater also has extensive international payments experience, having worked extensively with Citibank International, NatWest Bank, PLC, and Anker Data Systems.
TSYS (NYSE: TSS) is reshaping a new era in digital commerce, connecting consumers, merchants, financial institutions, businesses and governments. Through unmatched customer service and industry insight, TSYS creates a better experience for buyers and sellers, supporting cross-border payments in more than 85 countries. Offering merchant payment-acceptance solutions as well as services in credit, debit, prepaid, mobile, chip, healthcare, installments, money transfer and more, TSYS makes it possible for those in the global marketplace to conduct safe and secure electronic transactions with trust and convenience.
TSYS’ headquarters are located in Columbus, Georgia, with local offices spread across the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific. TSYS provides services to more than half of the top 20 international banks. For more information, please visit us at www.tsys.com.
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