First Data Corporation today announced that Jeff Price, 36, has been named president of First Data Analytics, formerly known as Decision Support.
In his new role, Price will oversee the unit that provides analytical services, database modeling/scoring, and value-added products to card issuers, deposit banks and other clients with direct marketing applications.
“I am confident that Jeff’s experience and skills will be instrumental in building First Data Analytics into a leader in modeling services,” said John Chaney, group president of Houston-based First Data Information Management Group ¯ which provides strategic direction and management oversight for the unit. ” First Data Analytics is an integral part of the Information Management Group and our efforts to provide critical risk management and credit decision-making tools for our clients.”
Prior to joining First Data, Price was vice president of marketing for Experian, Inc., with responsibility for product management and development of the consumer credit reporting system. He also has experience in consumer batch services and modeling and analytical services. Price holds a bachelor’s degree from Central Missouri State University and an MBA from the University of Illinois.
First Data Corporation
() is one of the world’s leading providers of transaction processing services — credit, debit and pre-paid card processing; payment systems; electronic commerce and information-based services to both businesses and consumers. In partnership with clients, primarily financial institutions, and a worldwide Western Union agent network, First Data processes the information that allows consumers to pay for goods and services by check or card or any form of payment, except cash – at any point of sale, whether at the retail counter or on the Internet. And, through Western Union, First Data is the global leader spanning more than 150 countries in money transfer services that are convenient, fast and reliable. With an international employee base of more than 36,000, First Data delivers innovative solutions and quality service to a broad base of clients and consumers all needing to transact business – anytime, anywhere.Details