Chockstone has partnered with RBS Lynk acquirer to provide its loyalty services to restaurant merchants. The Chockstone loyalty platform allows RBS Lynk to differentiate its product offering, especially designed for restaurant operators, to provide loyalty products and services. The POS delivery solution makes it easier for a merchants to put together loyalty campaigns that shape the consumer’s behavior and deliver messaging on the customer’s receipt.
CA-based check guarantor CrossCheck and RBS Lynk have renewed their partnership to continue to provide check guarantee and conversion services to RBS Lynk merchants. RBS Lynk is a single-source provider of electronic payment processing services that credit, debit, EBT, checks, gift cards, e-commerce, customer loyalty cards, fleet cards, prepaid cards, ATM processing and cash management services. CrossCheck processes and approves billions of dollars worth of check transactions annually for retail and dealer outlets throughout the U.S.
Marathon Oil’s subsidiary Speedway SuperAmerica has made the decision to implement Royal Bank’s “RBS Lynk” credit card processing solutions for pay-at-the-pump and in-store services. Speedway operates 1,600 gas and retail outlets in 9 states, serving nearly 2.4 million on a daily basis while RBS Lynk provides U.S. payment processing of electronic payment services.
Atlanta-based RBS Lynk has hired Greg Leos, previously with Moneris Solutions, and Theo Rokos formerly with Wolters Kluwer, as SVP/Sales for, respectively, the Eastern and Western U.S. regions. While at Moneris, Leos was responsible for national sales and relationship management. During 12 years in the acquiring industry, he has managed sales teams at Wells Fargo Merchant Services, Global Payments and JCB Credit cards. At Wolters Kluwer, an international publisher, Rokos ran the western region sales operations and previously managed sales teams for Scantron, a leader in data collection, testing and assessment systems. RBS Lynk is a leading, single-source provider of electronic payment processing services.
RBS Lynk announced the appointment of Asif Ramji as a SVP for the company’s prepaid and loyalty division. Ramji and his team will create the strategic initiatives to further grow RBS Lynk’s closed-loop and open-loop prepaid business and further opportunities in the rapidly emerging loyalty card market. Ramji has more than 12 years of experience in the prepaid and loyalty card transaction processing industry. Most recently he was North American vice president of sales with Ernex, the prepaid and loyalty card division of Moneris Solutions Corporation. Ramji was responsible for growing Ernex’s and Moneris’ prepaid and loyalty revenues by establishing leadership in key verticals and aggressively pursuing new market opportunities.
Atlanta-based RBS Lynk has hired Michael Campbell, former VP of compliance and fraud investigations, as SVP/Credit. Campbell will head the Credit Risk group which is responsible for RBS Lynk’s credit analysis, credit approval and portfolio management functions. During his tenure with Chase Paymentech, he established a department to manage credit and risk for that organization’s national portfolio and partner programs. Campbell was senior credit officer with Chase Merchant Services prior to its integration with Paymentech. RBS Lynk is a leading, single-source provider of electronic payment processing services.
Nerino Mayer, previously with RBS Lynk’s Internet Business Unit and VeriFone has joined FL-based Sterling as the President, Dealer Solutions. During his tenure as Director of RBS Lynk’s Internet Business Unit, Mayer led the creation and establishment of the RBS Lynk eCommerce payment platform. His responsibilities included software architecture, development, deployment, sales activities and project management for the eCommerce platform. Prior to RBS Lynk, Mayer spent seven years as a Business Development Manager at Hewlett-Packard’s VeriFone division. He performed a variety of roles there, most recently for sales of eCommerce payment platforms to U.S. payment processors and international telecom and retail markets. He also spearheaded the development and entrance of VeriFone Smart Card technologies implemented in the Atlanta Olympics. Sterling Payment Technologies is an electronic payment processing provider.
Dallas-based Alon USA Energy has selected RBS Lynk as its new credit card processor. RBS Lynk will manage credit, debit and gift card transactions for Alon’s distributor network of FINA-branded convenience stores including Alon’s wholly owned subsidiary Southwest Convenience Stores, LLC, the largest 7-Eleven licensee in North America. RBS Lynk will process both pay-at-the-pump transactions and in-store card sales. Alon’s conversion to RBS Lynk is expected to commence in fourth quarter 2007.
Citizens Financial Group’s RBS Lynk has hired John Grendi, formerly with Deloitte Consulting, as SVP/Business Development. At Deloitte, Grendi served as client development leader, working with many of the top telecommunication, technology and media companies in the southeast. Prior to Deloitte, Grendi created the payment products group at Dell Computer. Grendi got his start in the payments industry at Chase Merchant Services. He held a variety of roles, including vice president of the direct commerce group.
Charter One Bank and Coinstar have entered into an agreement for Coinstar to distribute the universal “Charter One MasterCard Gift Card” through Coinstar gift card malls in drug, grocery, mass merchant and convenience stores across America. The program is being facilitated through RBS Lynk. Coinstar’s category management process includes inventory control, management of card sourcing, display design, and merchandising and technology integration for point-of-sale.
Atlanta-based RBS Lynk has hired Kurt Metzler, former EVP/GM of Chase Merchant Services, as EVP/GM of its small business unit Metzler oversees RBS Lynk’s direct sales force across the United States and will oversee and manage Citizens Financial Group’s merchant acquiring sales force and relationship. Metzler brings to RBS Lynk more than 20 years of sales, marketing and management experience focused on the identification and development of new revenue streams and accelerated revenue growth. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia, Charlottesville. RBS Lynk is a leading, single-source provider of electronic payment processing services.
Atlanta-based RBS Lynk has named Spencer Allen, former Director of Credit Services at The Home Depot, as its COO. Allen’s duties will include managing the daily activities and operations of RBS Lynk’s call center operations, project management, deployment, contracts processing and sales support divisions. RBS Lynk is a leading, single-source provider of electronic payment processing services – including credit, debit, EBT, checks, gift cards, e-commerce, customer loyalty cards, fleet cards, prepaid cards, ATM processing and cash management services.