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25 APRIL 2010

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Monday, 12 April 2010 14:02
First Data recruits head of financial services innovation
Long time Wachovia executive Steve Boehm has been appointed as senior VP leading global product management and innovation at the financial services division of First Data.

In his 17 years at Wachovia Boehm was most recently co-leader for the bank's integration with Wells Fargo following their 2008 merger.

In previous roles he was president of card and payment solutions, general manager of contact centres, and chief operating officer of the customer direct access division, covering cards, Web banking and customer service.

Before joining the bank he led member relations for the western United States for Visa USA, was head of financial services product management for the American Automobile Association and was chief operating officer of the credit card business at First Virginia Bank.

Kevin Schultz, president, First Data Financial Services, commented: "Steve and his team will drive product direction for both new and existing products across First Data to support our goal of providing high-value transaction processing and account management services to financial institutions around the world."

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