Knutson, Holman and Kump win Tsys exec promotion
25 November 2008 | 2238 views | 0
TSYS today announced the promotion of three team members to its senior management group. Kelley Knutson has been promoted to executive vice president of Global Services, Virginia A. Holman has been promoted to group executive of marketing and corporate communications and Suzanne Kump has been promoted to group executive of human resources.
"These three individuals have shown exceptional service to TSYS throughout their careers, and this spirit of dedication to the company has taken it to unprecedented excellence in their respective areas," said M. Troy Woods, president and chief operating officer of TSYS. "We value the years of experience that each brings to our leadership ranks and are looking forward to watching them guide our company toward increased growth and shareholder value."
Kelley Knutson, executive vice president of global services
Knutson is a five-year veteran of TSYS, serving as group executive of global services since 2007. He has more than 20 years experience in the global payments market, and has held a number of leadership roles in the industry. Knutson is based out of London and has been instrumental in TSYS' rapid growth and expanding market presence in the U.K., across continental Europe and throughout other key regions of the world.
Virginia A. Holman, group executive of marketing and corporate communications
Holman is a 13-year veteran of TSYS, and is responsible for global brand positioning, internal and external communications, corporate events, design and product marketing. Prior to joining TSYS, Holman served in marketing and communications roles in the real estate, property management and non-profit sectors. Holman holds undergraduate and masters degrees from Wesleyan College in Macon, Ga., and Georgia State University in Atlanta, respectively. She has served on the Board for the Columbus Chamber of Commerce, and is a member of Leadership Georgia and the Rotary Club of Columbus.
Suzanne Kump, group executive of human resources
Kump is an 8-year veteran of TSYS, serving as senior director of human resources since 2000. Kump works with a team that designs and implements contemporary talent acquisition strategies to improve the organization's competitive position. Prior to joining TSYS, Kump worked for Sears, Roebuck and Co. for 28 years in the credit card and financial services industries. She attended Cleveland State University and is an alumnus of Leadership Columbus with the Columbus Chamber of Commerce.