Metris Companies Inc. this morning announced the promotion of two key executives.
Named executive vice presidents are Pat Fox, business development, and Jon Mendel, human resources. Both previously served as senior vice presidents.
Fox, who has more than 20 years of experience in credit card marketing, product management and sales, joined Metris in 1998. Before joining Metris, he held executive positions in the credit card group of Bank of America, including director of product management and business development.
Mendel, who joined Metris in 1998, has more than 20 years of human resource management experience. Before coming to Metris, he was senior vice president of human resources at TCF Financial Corp. in Minneapolis.
“Pat and Jon are strong leaders with a keen understanding of our business,” said Metris’ Chairman and CEO Ronald N. Zebeck. “Their substantial contributions are helping to drive Metris’ continued growth.”
Metris Companies Inc. is an information-based direct marketer of consumer credit products and enhancement services. The company was recently recognized as one of “America’s 100 Fastest-Growing Companies” by Fortune magazine. Based in Minnetonka, Minn., Metris also has operations in Scottsdale, Ariz.; Jacksonville, Fla.; Orlando, Fla.; Champaign, Ill.; White Marsh, Md.; and Tulsa, Okla. Metris employs more than 4,300 people.
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