Press Releases

  • 10/5/15 1:06 pm EDT
    Elavon, a leading global payments provider and subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), today announced that it will be the provider-of-choice for EMV, Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) and tokenization technology for athenahealth, a leading provider of cloud-based services and mobile applications for medical groups and health systems. All three technologies are part of Elavon’s Simplify software, which offers a layered approach tomore...
  • 9/29/15 12:58 pm EDT
    The National Cyber Security Alliance states that 71 percent of data breaches occur at small businesses (SMBs) with less than 100 employees. Elavon, a leading global payments provider and subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), now offers Safe-T Security Solutions for SMBs to offer the same level of payment security protection that national brands utilize in their efforts to keep customers and their businesses secure. Consistent withmore...
  • 9/21/15 12:37 pm EDT
    Elavon, a leading global payments provider and subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp, and Costco Wholesale Corp. (“Costco”) have agreed to extend their relationship to offer payment processing solutions to Costco’s array of small to mid-size business customers. “Since 1997, Elavon has delivered exceptional value and service to members who use our payment processing as well as our other popular business products,” said Tom Padilla, Assistant Vicemore...
  • 9/10/15 12:25 pm EDT
    Android Pay™, a safe and secure way for customers to make mobile payments and for merchants to accept mobile payments, is beginning to roll out to customers of U.S. Bank and Elavon, the global acquiring subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB). Android Pay will be available for download on Google Play in the next few days, and will come preinstalled on new NFC-enabled Android phones from major carriers. With Android Pay, U.S. Bankmore...
  • 8/4/15 12:08 pm EDT
    Junior Achievement of Georgia (JA), an organization dedicated to empowering young people to own their future economic success, and Elavon, a leading global payments provider and subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), have extended their partnership to bring JA BizTown and JA Finance Park to more than 25,000 Gwinnet County middle school students. The Gwinnett location is an expansion from Junior Achievement's Chick-fil-A Foundationmore...
  • 7/14/15 11:55 am EDT
    Payments company Elavon announced it will offer its customers access to Apple Pay starting today in the UK. Elavon was one of the first payment processing companies to offer Apple Pay to businesses in the US and it will be taking a similar lead in the UK. Andrew Key, President of Europe for Elavon said: “Our business customers will love bringing the convenience and security of Apple Pay to their customers. We're thrilled to enable ourmore...
  • 7/6/15 11:31 am EDT
    Elavon, a leading global payments provider and subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), and Emdeon, a leading provider of software-based solutions, network solutions and technology-enabled services that optimize communications, payments and analytics by leveraging its intelligent healthcare network platform, today announced the launch of Transend Pay, an innovative payments processing platform for hospitals and healthcare providers thatmore...
  • 6/16/15 11:23 am EDT
    Elavon, a leading provider of payment solutions and subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB) has signed a multi-year agreement with Wyndham Hotel Group to integrate secure payment technology for approximately 4,500 of the company’s more than 7,600 hotels over the next 18 months. The integration leverages Elavon’s Fusebox gateway and Simplify payment security software application to remove cardholder data from each hotel’s Propertymore...
  • 5/19/15 11:15 am EDT
    Phil Agcaoili, senior vice president and chief information security officer for Elavon, a leading global payments provider and subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), has been elected to serve on the 2015-2017 PCI Security Standards Council Board of Advisors. Agcaoili is one of 28 board members to join the PCI Council, which is comprised a group of global organizations that represent all parts of the payments ecosystem, including merchantsmore...
  • 5/18/15 11:05 am EDT
    Elavon, a leading global payments provider and subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), promotes Brett Turner as head of its global airlines acquiring business, succeeding John Follert, who retired in late March. A 30-year veteran in the industry, Turner will be responsible for growing and maintaining Elavon’s leadership position in global airline acquiring. “The high demand for fast and secure payments continues to challenge themore...
  • 5/8/15 10:55 am EDT
    Elavon, a leading global payments provider and subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), announced the promotion of Wally Mlynarski to senior vice president of global product and innovation. He will be responsible for overseeing the company’s global, cross-functional product development teams and for driving the rollout of innovative and industry-leading initiatives, including mobile payment solutions, EMV migration and security solutions,more...
  • 4/6/15 10:42 am EDT
    Elavon, a leading global payments provider and wholly owned subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), announces its new software development kit, Commerce SDK which enables businesses to start accepting ApplePay™ and streamlines a path to EMV. Elavon was one of the first acquirers to offer Apple Pay to merchants for consumer use in the U.S. and continues to bring the easy, secure and private payment service to merchants. The Commerce SDKmore...
  • 4/2/15 11:56 am EDT
    WATFORD, U.K.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Watford's Central Primary School is receiving an "egg-ceptional" donation this year for its Easter Egg Hunt – as in more than 300 chocolate eggs – from global acquirer and local business Elavon. Central Primary School is a Hertfordshire Community School serving approximately 370 children in the community, beginning from Nursery to Year 6. The egg hunt will take place on the morning of Thursday, April 2, in the nursery, Year 1 andmore...
  • 3/31/15 11:52 am EDT
    Building on its new approach of delivering industry leading technology solutions to its franchisees through the use of third party strategic partners, Wyndham Hotel Group—the world’s largest hotel company and one of three hospitality business units of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN)—today announced plans to deploy a new, automated, Software-as-a-Service, revenue management system from Infor across more than 4,500 of its franchisedmore...
  • 3/10/15 11:44 am EDT
    Elavon, a wholly owned subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) and leading global acquirer, has joined OptBlue, the American Express small merchant acquiring program. The OptBlue program is designed to make it easier for eligible U.S. small merchants to benefit from all-in-one acceptance. With OptBlue, Elavon performs all set up, processing, settlement, funding, customer support and reporting for eligible American Express® Card acceptancemore...
  • 3/3/15 11:40 am EST
    Elavon, a leading global payments provider and subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), and Amadeus, a global leader in advanced technology solutions for the travel industry, announced during the annual Elavon Travel Symposium that they have signed an agreement to integrate Elavon’s payment processing solutions into the Amadeus Payments Platform (APP). As the top global acquirer for the airline industry, Elavon works with moremore...
  • 3/3/15 11:30 am EST
    Elavon, a leading global payments provider and subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), now offers EMV with its Simplify payment application. The application is pre-certified for EMV prior to the October 1, 2015 liability shift deadline, when non-EMV-enabled businesses and card issuers will assume responsibility for any fraud that occurs. EMV, or “Europay MasterCard Visa,” is a globally accepted card standard that uses an embeddedmore...
  • 2/2/15 11:22 am EST
    As part of its ongoing investment in innovation, Elavon, a leading global payments provider and wholly-owned subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), proudly supports Georgia Tech's Steven A. Denning Technology & Management (T&M) Program as a Corporate Affiliate. The Denning T&M Program is housed in the Scheller College of Business. The Program creates alliances with Corporate Affiliates and offers a selected group ofmore...
  • 1/11/15 11:16 am EST
    Elavon, a leading global payment solutions provider to more than 1.3 million business customers and wholly owned subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), has joined the Verizon Partner Program (VPP), which tailors regional and national opportunities for systems integrators, value added resellers, agents and solutions providers to accelerate delivery and adoption of Verizon solutions for meeting small and medium business requirementsmore...

Elavon’s Media Contact:

Cara Crifasi 
Corporate Communications 
+1 303-268-2412  
Cara.Crifasi@elavon.com

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