Sydney-based electronic transactions provider, Keycorp Limited, has appointed Tem Elliott to its newly-created position of general manager to head the company's products and services business unit.
Elliott is charged with managing and directing the company's marketing and sales of payment services and solutions, and acquiring new customers in the Australian and New Zealand financial and retail sectors.
The company has created this new role as part of its strategy to increase market share in Australia and New Zealand.
Prior to joining the company, Elliott was senior vice president, sales and service for First Data. He sat on First Data's executive committee and was chairman of the Australian Payments Clearing Association's advisory committee. Elliott has also worked for Fujitsu and Unisys.
His appointment follows the recent confirmation of Bruce Thomson as managing director and CEO at the Syndey-based firm. Thompson, a former HP executive, was appointed a non-executive director in March 2001, and interim CEO in August, 2001.