First Data Resources Thursday announced that Roger D. Van Scoy, 42, has been named managing director of its European card business.
In his new role, Van Scoy will oversee First Data’s card processing operations in Europe, including locations in the United Kingdom, Germany and Spain. He will report to David P. Bailis, executive vice president, First Data Corporation.
“With more than 20 years experience in the financial services industry, Roger has extensive knowledge of the card business. Under his leadership, I am confident that First Data Resources will continue to enhance and expand our presence in Europe,” said Bailis.
Van Scoy most recently served as managing director of First Data’s international efforts in the Asia-Pacific region. Prior to joining First Data in September 1996, he held several executive positions in sales, marketing and customer service with Electronic Data Systems.
Van Scoy will relocate from Omaha, Neb. to Basildon, England.
FDR Limited (FDRL) is Europe’s largest independent third party processor, whose services center around card transaction processing and related information services. With 2,500 employees, FDRL serves over 40 clients who include major high street banks, building societies and other financial institutions, both in the United Kingdom and mainland Europe.
Atlanta-based First Data Corporation (NYSE: FDC) is a leader in payment systems, electronic commerce and transaction management products and services. First Data and its principal operating units process the information that allows millions of consumers to pay for goods and services by credit, debit or smart card at the point-of-sale, over the Internet, by check or by wire transfer. For further information about First Data, please visit the Internet at [www.firstdatacorp.com].