TietoEnator names Ivo Almanis head of card SBU
04 July 2006 | 1841 views | 0
Ivo Almanis has been appointed new Head of Card SBU in TietoEnator Banking & Insurance Business Area.
Maris Ozolins, Head of Card SBU TietoEnator Banking & Insurance informed in June the management team of TietoEnator Corporation about his decision to leave the company. Ivo Almanis, current Director of Business Development Payment Systems, has been appointed new Head of Card SBU, TietoEnator Banking & Insurance.. Ivo Almanis has 11 years experience in payment card business. He will take over from Maris on 10th July while Maris will be assisting in the hand over to Ivo until 17th July.
"TietoEnator is grateful for the contribution Maris, over many years, has given to TietoEnator and wish him well for his future career," comments Ståle Grønningsæter, Head of Banking Solutions BU, TietoEnator Banking & Insurance and confirms that changes will not have any impact on the development strategy of Card SBU.
Ivo Almanis remarks: "I appreciate the proposal to head the Card SBU made by TietoEnator Banking & Insurance management. I have professionally grown up with this company and this will be a challenge to become the Head of Card SBU. Card Suite developed by TietoEnator has received good references from our customers and henceforth it will help the customers to achieve their business goals. We will continue to fulfil the development strategy and we will implement our aim – to become one of the leading payment card software vendors in the world. Ad we have the best asset – professional employees."
Ivo has acquired Latvian State University, Faculty of Physics and Mathematics (Master degree in Computer Science) and Faculty of Economics and Management (Master of Science, Business Administration).