First Data Appoints Ed Labry Interim CEO

What's Next In Payments®
6:29 AM EDT January 29th, 2013

First Data Corporation has announced that Ed Labry will serve as its interim CEO while it continues its selection process for a fulltime hire.

Labry, who will transition from his role as president of North American business, replaces Jon Judge, who announced his retirement on January 11, 2013 due to health issues.

“Ed Labry has spent almost 30 years of his career in the payments industry and most of that time at First Data or one of its subsidiaries, Concord EFS. He is a natural fit for us as interim CEO and will do an excellent job to ensure that the company remains focused on driving its 2013 objectives,” said Board Chairman Joe Forehand.

Read the full story here.

Comments
Also by This Author
What's Hot
Mobile
You Never Know What You’ll Find On The Internet (Hint Stolen Target Card Data)
Loyalty & Rewards
Starbuck Mobile Ordering Hits Portland, U.S. Launch 2015
News
Why Feds Want EMV For Govt. Debit Cards
Mobile
Alipay Wallet’s Remarkable Volume
View All Articles ››
You May Also Like
Company Spotlight
Different mPOS Strokes for Different mPOS Folks
International
Digital River Offers A Sneak Peak At Mobile eCommerce Trends
Mobile Commerce
Trustwave Buys Cenzic To Beef Up App Testing Capability
B2B Payments
U.K Small Business Loans Fall Down ~$650 million
B2B Payments
Health Sunshine Act Didn’t Reveal All It Was Supposed To
B2B Payments
Mobile Payments To Benefit From Tech Investments
Controversial
What Only The “Almost Famous” Know About Payments
View All Articles ››