BROOKFIELD, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), a leading global provider of financial services
technology solutions, announced today that Jim Grech has been named
chief information officer, effective November 7, 2016. Grech succeeds
Clifford (Cliff) Skelton, who will move into a new role after nearly
five years in key leadership positions at Fiserv.
Grech, who has spent the majority of his career in financial services
technology, joins Fiserv from BNY Mellon, where he was responsible for
the firm's global technology infrastructure. As CIO for Fiserv, Grech
will oversee information technology infrastructure and operations,
corporate systems, enterprise architecture, technology governance, and
lead the company's strategic focus on next generation technology
"Jim brings a deep understanding of financial services gained from
nearly three decades in the industry, which is enhanced by expertise in
delivering and optimizing technology infrastructure in support of a
global user base," said Mark Ernst, chief operating officer, Fiserv.
"Jim will continue our commitment to ensuring our technology is enabling
Fiserv to deliver the highest levels of quality for our clients."
In his most recent role as executive vice president of BNY Mellon's
Technology Services Group, Grech had global responsibility for all
technology infrastructure platforms, including the firm's move toward
cloud-enablement. Prior to joining BNY Mellon in 2013, Grech spent six
years leading infrastructure services across the enterprise at American
Express. His prior career experience includes nearly seven years as
chief technology officer at TD Waterhouse National Bank, preceded by
roles at Merrill Lynch, Comdisco, Smith Barney, and JCPenney.
Grech holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Commerce from Rider
University in New Jersey.
Grech succeeds Cliff Skelton, who will focus on quality and service
strategies for the company. Skelton was named group president of
Enterprise Technology in 2012, and has focused on improving the client
experience by optimizing infrastructure and technology operations across
"During his nearly five years at Fiserv, Cliff has led the company
toward a more integrated infrastructure services model, with a
relentless focus on delivering the highest quality services for our
clients and associates," said Ernst. "His more than 30 years of
experience uniquely positions him to focus on identifying new sources of
client value and competitive differentiation at the intersection of
quality and service delivery."
Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV) enables clients to achieve best-in-class
results by driving quality and innovation in payments, processing
services, risk and compliance, customer and channel management, and
business insights and optimization. For more than 30 years, Fiserv has
been a global leader in financial services technology. Fiserv is a
FORTUNE 500 company and in 2016 was honored to be named a FORTUNE
magazine's World'sMost Admired Company for the third consecutive year.
In 2015 the company was recognized among Forbes magazine's America's
Best Employers. For more information, visit Fiserv.com.
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