CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features Talbott Roche, President of the Blackhawk Network.
Talbott Roche has served as Backhawk Network’s President since November 2010.
Ms. Roche originally joined us as Assistant Vice President in July 2001 while we were a specialty marketing division of Safeway.
Ms. Roche transitioned to the role of our Senior Vice President, Marketing, Product and Business Development in January 2005 and served in that position until November 2010.
Prior to joining us, Ms. Roche served as a Branding Consultant and Director of New Business Development for Landor Associates, a marketing consulting firm, from October 2000 to July 2001.
From 1996 to 2000, Ms. Roche held various executive positions at News Corporation, a media and marketing services company, including Senior Vice President, Sales for the Smart Source iGroup and Vice President, Sales for News America Marketing.
Ms. Roche holds a B.A. in economics from Stanford University.