Citi To Furnish BrandSource Credit Card

Citi forged a multi-year credit card agreement with BrandSource buying group to offer customer financing for purchases at more than 4,500 locally-owned BrandSource retailers. Citi will provide customer value propositions and fully integrated marketing programs to drive increased BrandSource sales and loyalty. The BrandSource Credit Card will provide BrandSource customers special rebates and offers, no interest financing options and a simple application process, including in-store credit approval.

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Travis Credit Union Selects Acumen from Fiserv

Fiserv financial services technology solutions announced Travis Credit Union will implement its Acumen account processing solution thanks to its flexibility and agile product development capabilities. The Fiserv implementation will include “CheckFree RXP” and “CheckFree Small Business” for electronic bills and payments, “AML Manager” for anti-money laundering detection, management and reporting, “Branch Source Capture” and “Teller Source Capture” for real-time deposits, “Prologue” for financial management and “LynxGate” for ATM management. The “CheckFree RXP” lets consumer and small business members to both receive and pay bills on the credit union’s website.

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MoneyGram Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

W. Alexander “Alex” Holmes has been named MoneyGram International executive vice president and chief financial officer. He is now responsible for oversight of all finance-related functions, close collaboration with the Company’s business unit leaders, and the continued development and expansion of MoneyGram’s involvement with the investor community. Holmes has held a variety of financial positions over an eight-year period at First Data Corporation, most recently serving as senior vice president of Global Sourcing and Strategic Initiatives. From 2002 to 2003, he managed Western Union’s Benelux region from its offices in Amsterdam. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Accounting and Master of Science in Information Technology, both from the University of Colorado.

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DataArt Completes mBanking Apps for Plastyc Visa

DataArt software development builds advanced solutions for select industries completed its mobile banking apps for Plastyc for “UPside” Visa cardholders. Plastyc’s mobile apps can now be downloaded from the Android Market and the Apple app store, offering affordable banking services to the up-and-coming youth and underbanked markets. The new UPside Visa mobile apps developed for Plastyc by DataArt, allow a full range of personal banking services on a smart phone, from checking balances and reviewing transaction histories to activating a new account, signing up for direct deposit, redeeming cash back points, paying bills, transferring funds to friends and issuing paper checks.

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Virtual Piggy E-Commerce Payment Available on R&R Games Website

Virtual Piggy safe online youth purchasing entered into an agreement to provide its secure e-commerce service to R&R Games and its line of award-winning quality family games. Virtual Piggy will be offered as a payment option during the checkout process on R&R Games’ website (www.rnrgames.com). If a purchase fits the criteria that a parent sets up on their child’s Virtual Piggy account, the child will be able to input their Virtual Piggy username and password to make a purchase. The child does not have to enter any personal information that would compromise the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).

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TransCard Announces NFC Certification

TransCard finished its contactless NFC certification for MasterCard PayPass contactless payment transactions. Financial institutions and corporate clients working with TransCard will be able to offer contactless payment programs that are either stand-alone or connected to an existing TransCard prepaid card account. The recent announcements around NFC have validated the product in the minds of merchants and consumers.

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Bit9 to Attend and Sponsor MURTEC 2012

Bit9, the global leader in advanced threat protection, will be attending and sponsoring the 17th Annual Multi-Unit Restaurant Technology Conference (MURTEC) taking place March 21 — 23, 2012 in Las Vegas. The event brings more than 225 restaurant technology, finance and operations professionals together for three days of peer-to-peer exchange of ideas and best practices.…

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RevSource Partners Centron Data Services

RevSource Solutions, a leader in online personalized payment solutions for the collection industry and healthcare, recently announced a partnership with Centron Data Services, Inc., a leader in statement and letter printing and mailing for over 3 decades. RevSource Solutions offers RevExpress online payments for early out self-pay and collections. RevExpress’ personalized websites automate online payments…

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MoneyGram International Names Executive VP

MoneyGram has named Carl-Olav Scheible executive vice president, Europe, Africa and Emerging Channels. Scheible will now be responsible for overseeing and growing MoneyGram’s business in Europe and Africa. He also will have global responsibility for the company’s expansion opportunities online and through the formation of strategic global partnerships. Scheible has held a variety of leadership positions at PayPal, most recently serving as Managing Director for the UK. During his tenure there, he successfully rebuilt the UK unit’s management team, substantially accelerated growth rates, oversaw major marketing initiatives and launched several award-winning new products. Scheible previously served as an investment manager with b-bp/Investor, a European tech fund, and before that was Head of Operations with Smarterwork. He also served as Vice President at American Express from 1998 to 2000.

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