Elkins, Thompson and Williamson bolster Fiserv Control Solutions unit
05 June 2009 | 2590 views | 0
Fiserv Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), the leading global provider of financial services technology solutions, today announced several new appointments within Financial Control Solutions at Fiserv, formerly CheckFree ORM.
Having filled the role in an interim capacity since last September, Elizabeth Elkins has been named general manager of Financial Control Solutions. With eighteen years working with leading financial services organizations such as Fiserv, CheckFree, Carreker Corporation and the Federal Reserve Bank, Elizabeth Elkins has consistently produced significant value for clients by creating organizations that drive operational efficiency and facilitate growth. For the last eight years she has held executive positions within organizations that are now part of Fiserv, and is considered a thought leader in the areas of reconciliation and financial control through managing operations in North America, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Australia.
"Elizabeth has a proven track record of leading high performance sales, product and professional service organizations. Her expertise in financial operations, regulatory compliance and risk management will ensure that our clients continue to meet and exceed their business goals," said John Filby, president, Risk Management Solutions at Fiserv. "Elizabeth's knowledge of the market, focus on innovation and solid relationships with clients and staff across the globe make her uniquely qualified to lead an excellent team focused on extending our market leadership.."
Bolstering the leadership team is Andrew Thompson, who has been appointed vice president for Global Sales and Relationship Management, reporting to Elkins. Thompson has served in a variety of leadership roles for the reconciliation practices which today comprise Financial Control Solutions. These include tenures directing International Operations and North American Sales for CheckFree as well as heading Global Operations for Accurate Software.
Also joining is Roy Williamson who will serve as sales director for the United Kingdom, Middle East and Africa regions, reporting to Elkins. Based in the company's London office, Williamson is responsible for furponfurponsible for furthering the reach and value provided to customers in the region. He has held a variety of senior level roles with Fiserv, Netik, Trema and Thomson Financial. Most recently, he was managing director at SunGard Ambit, overseeing business development in emerging markets, such as Eastern Europe, Russia, Middle East, Africa and Pakistan.
"Overall, the addition of Roy and Andrew to our leadership team provides significant depth and breadth. Their presence will add to an already solid delivery and service foundation and further bolster our commitment to the market and to our clients," said Elkins. "We are extremely well positioned in the current economic climate to partner with our clients to drive additional operational efficiencies, while offering a robust platform to mitigate risk and ensure compliance."