Cash handling solutions and business intelligence services provider Global Cash Access (GCA) has appointed Ram Chary as its chief executive officer and Class III director to the company’s board of directors.
The announcement comes shortly after David Lopez resigned from his role as president and chief executive officer of the company and as a member of its board of directors, effective as of Monday this week.
Chary will make the move to GCA from banking and payment technologies specialist Fidelity National Information Services (FIS), where he held a number of roles between 2007 and 2013. He most recently served as FIS’s executive vice-president of global commercial services.
Prior to joining FIS, Chary also led the professional services division of payment services company eFunds Corporation. He also worked at IBM Global Services in infrastructure outsourcing and technology consulting.
“Ram has a proven track record in growing retail payments and financial services businesses,” GCA’s chairman of the board, E. Miles Kilburn, said. “The Board of Directors and I have the highest confidence in his leadership skills and capabilities and look forward to a bright future of growth and success for GCA.”