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EVERTEC announces organizational changes at helm

EVERTEC offers a broad range of merchant acquiring, payment processing and business solutions services.

EVERTEC offers a broad range of merchant acquiring, payment processing and business solutions services.

San Juan-based, full-service transaction processing company EVERTEC Inc. announced Thursday key organizational changes in its leadership team.

  • Peter J. S. Smith will join EVERTEC’s executive team as CFO on Sept. 1, 2015. The company’s current CFO, Juan José Román-Jiménez, will be leaving to pursue other opportunities.
  • Operations and Information Technology will be re-organized to decentralize IT services so that customer support will report directly to the key business leaders. IT areas such as data security, compliance and vendor management will be centralized under COO Phil Steurer. Eduardo Camargo, chief information officer, will be leaving EVERTEC to pursue other opportunities, the company informed.

“EVERTEC has a very clear mission to effectively grow, and these organizational changes will improve our customer focus and our accountability across the organization,” said EVERTEC President Mac Schuessler.

“Peter brings significant industry experience to the team and we look forward to welcoming him and his family to Puerto Rico. I am personally grateful to Juan and Eduardo for their many contributions, and we all wish them well in their future endeavors,” he added.

Smith brings significant financial and industry leadership experience to EVERTEC. Prior to his appointment as CFO, he most recently served as Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Senior Vice President of Fidelity National Information Services Inc. In his role at FIS, Smith was the principal accounting officer responsible for enterprise-wide accounting operations and systems, financial controls and external reporting. Prior to this role, Smith served as Senior Vice President and Segment Controller at FIS where he was responsible for managing the finance and accounting functions for FIS Payments Solutions Group segment.

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  1. FishyLuv August 21, 2015

    Wonder what the story is behind the scenes. Friends of Paulson’s?


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