Kelley Knutson is executive vice president with day-to-day responsibility for TSYS strategic execution, global sales, relationship management, service delivery and operations outside North America (United States, Canada, Mexico and Central America). Additionally, Knutson is responsible for monitoring and driving growth initiatives with TSYS partnerships in Europe (TSYS Managed Services EMEA, a joint venture with Dimension Data), and China (China UnionPay Data Services, Ltd., a joint venture with China UnionPay in China). He is the most senior TSYS executive based outside North America.
Prior to TSYS, Knutson served as CEO and acting chairman of Clear Money Ltd. (Clear), a provider of Electronic Bill Management Services to UK billers and financial institutions; SVP of GE Capital's Global Consumer Finance (GCF) cards business, where he was responsible for developing and executing GCF's cards strategy and driving card-based consumer finance initiatives in more than 15 markets around the world. Prior to GE Capital, he was SVP at Visa International, where he was responsible for developing/marketing Visa's debit products and introducing e-commerce solutions (security, chip and remote banking) throughout Europe. In addition, he worked for Simpson Paper Company, TRW and General Dynamics, where he focused on product and marketing strategies, pricing, risk and portfolio management.
Kelley holds a B.S. in Accountancy from Northern Arizona University and an MBA from Loyola Marymount University.
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