In today’s CardFlash News Que: TSYS (exec); MASTERCARD (kiwi); OPUS (MEPSA): and WESTERN UNION (Greece).
TSYS – TSYS ankled Sarah Hartman as senior director of Consumer Payment Solutions, and Christina Hall, director of business development for Commercial Services, will speak at the annual Women in Payments® Symposium in Atlanta.
MASTERCARD – MasterCard’s biannual research on money management found 88% of New Zealanders plan to save more or the same in the next six months, at an average of 15% of their income. Retirement (40%), international travel (33%) and buying or renovating their home (31%) remain the top three reasons for saving, with buying or renovating home down 8% from the last survey.
OPUS – Opus Consulting, a leading provider of software solutions to the payments industry has reached another milestone in its growth journey by acquiring the prestigious MasterCard Emerging Payments Support Accreditation (MEPSA). The accreditation has been awarded as an acknowledgment for Opus expertise in general consulting, issuer and acquirer technical support activities.
WESTERN UNION – The Western Union Company, a leader in global payment services has reactivated its out-bound Western Union Money Transfer® service from Greece through its Agent, WorldBridge Payment Institution (Paylink®), allowing customers to send money from Greece to more than 200 countries and territories. A €500 per month per customer cap and monthly Agent limits will apply, imposed by the Government.