Hypercom Corporation, a global provider of electronic payment solutions, has named John J. Wojcik vice president of global business development. Mr. Wojcik is a recognized expert on card-based electronic benefit transfer systems. He is an active member of the EFTA EBT Council, and a former member of the U.S. Federal Government’s EBT Steering Committee.
Mr. Wojcik is a 15-year veteran of the card automation and EBT industry. Immediately prior to joining Hypercom(R), Mr. Wojcik served as general manager of the government, education, medical and business division at VeriFone. He established and directed that company’s entrance into the government EBT market, and also positioned the company as a provider of automated licensing systems for the game and fish industry.
Mr. Wojcik has also held sales and management positions with McDonnell Douglas, First Data Corporation and Xerox Corporation. At First Data Corporation, Mr. Wojcik was instrumental in creating the nation’s first on-line eligibility transaction system for the Federal Medicaid program.
In his new position, Mr. Wojcik will be directly responsible for spearheading Hypercom’s growth in the government, healthcare, education and electronic benefits transfer (EBT) markets. He will report to Jairo E. Gonzalez, senior executive officer, Hypercom Corporation.
“John Wojcik is a proven innovator with in-depth experience in the card-based electronic benefit transfer arena,” said Gonzalez. “His industry knowledge and leadership experience will significantly enhance Hypercom’s global expansion plans in this increasingly important market.”
A sought-after speaker on EBT, Mr. Wojcik has addressed conventions and conferences in the US, Europe and Africa.
Hypercom Corporation (NYSE: HYC) is the single-source global provider of end-to-end electronic payment solutions, including card payment systems, peripherals, network products, software and e-commerce payment solutions that add value at the point-of-sale for consumers, merchants and acquirers.
Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, Hypercom markets its products in more than 70 countries through a global network of affiliates and offices in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Chile, China, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Singapore, Sweden, the United Kingdom and Venezuela. Hypercom’s Internet address is [www.hypercom.com].