MerchantOnline.com announced the appointment of Angel M. Rodriguez as vice president of credit/debit card operations. Rodriguez, with more than 30 years’ experience in banking and credit card operations, will report to Jim Gitney, chief operations officer.
“Angel brings a wealth of knowledge to the transaction and service side of our business,” Gitney said. “This move provides us with a focused expertise on a critical part of our long-range business plan.”
Rodriguez joined MerchantOnline.com in January 1999 as operations manager, following 10 years with MasterCard International Inc., where he served as vice president of operations for Latin America and the Caribbean. In that post, Rodriguez was responsible for setting up Latin American operations in Miami, playing a major role in establishing credit card duality (MasterCard and Visa) in Brazil. He was active in credit/debit cards, telecommunications, technology and customer service.
Between 1969 and 1998, Rodriguez was vice president of operations for three divisions of Citibank, NA, managing Travelers Checks, Bankcards and Consumer Lending. Rodriguez is a former U.S. Marine, a Vietnam veteran and received his education at New York’s Hunter College.
Founded in December 1997, MerchantOnline.com offers one-stop solutions for merchants who want to set up and maintain a store on the Internet. It provides businesses with real-time secure credit and debit card processing, shopping cart services and online checking transactions.Details