Sonny Martin has joined National Processing Inc. as executive vice president of Product Management for the Merchant Services Division. National Processing Inc. is the second largest provider of merchant credit card processing services with over $100 billion in Visa and MasterCard volume for 1999.
Martin previously served as President of Client Merchant Services for First Data Corporation. Martin’s focus was to manage bank relationships for merchant processing. He was also responsible for the conversions of the merchant business before assuming responsibility for client merchant services.
Before working with First Data Corporation, Martin served as executive vice president and general manager of NPC’s Merchant Card business for over 25 years.
“Sonny is legendary in the credit card industry. We are very excited to have someone of Sonny’s caliber driving our product management initiatives and assisting NPC in other strategic endeavors,” said Tom Wimsett, President and CEO of NPC.
During 2000, Martin will primarily be focused on a major initiative to enhance NPC’s on-line reporting capabilities and back office processing functions.
“While NPC has always been a leader in the card business their commitment and focus on its customers and product capabilities are stronger than ever,” said Sonny Martin.
Martin resides in New Albany, IN with his wife Linda. He has two daughters.
NPC is the leading provider of merchant credit card processing and outsourcing solutions. NPC supports over 470,000 merchants, representing one out of every six Visa and MasterCard transactions processed nationally. Approximately 88 percent of the company is owned by National City Corporation (NYSE: NCC), a Cleveland based $87 billion bank holding company.