Elavon CFO Jamie Walker Moves to Corporate Parent; Bradley Herring named successor

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 1:34 pm EST


"Brad’s vast experience in working across the travel, technology and finance sections makes him an ideal addition to our senior leadership team"

Jamie Walker has been named chief administrative officer (CAO) for U.S. Bank Payment Services, transitioning from his current role as chief financial officer for Elavon, the bank’s merchant acquiring subsidiary. The new Elavon CFO will be Bradley Herring, former CFO of the Digital Banking Group at Fiserv.

In his new role, Walker is responsible for developing and implementing strategic plans, facilitating administrative and financial activities across the payments businesses and working with other areas of the bank to ensure growth goals are met. Herring will be responsible for leading Elavon’s global finance organization, which includes financial planning, accounting and cash settlement. Both will be based in Atlanta.

“For 15 years at Elavon, Jamie has proven to be an exceptional leader with an unwavering commitment to the business,” said for U.S. Bank Payments Vice Chair Shailesh Kotwal. “He has successfully managed the finances of a $1.5 billion organization while leading complex initiatives including international expansion. We look forward to seeing him apply his outstanding skills across the breadth of our payments businesses.”

Walker had been Elavon’s CFO for seven years. He joined the Elavon organization in 2001 as senior director of financial settlement, was promoted to senior vice president of global financial settlement in 2005 and named CFO three years later. Walker is a graduate of Atlanta’s Emory University, where he majored in business administration.

Herring brings more than 20 years of global financial and operational experience to Elavon. He recently served at CFO of the Digital Banking Group at Fiserv, where he was responsible for the financial oversight of Fiserv’s on-line bill payment, person-to-person payments, account transfers and on-line banking services sold through financial institutions. Herring also held financial and operational leadership positions at Equifax and ING.

“Brad’s vast experience in working across the travel, technology and finance sections makes him an ideal addition to our senior leadership team,” said Simon Haslam, Elavon’s president and CEO. “He will be instrumental as we deploy financial and operational plans that create value for our customers and partners.”

Herring received both is BBA and MBA from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Elavon’s Media Contact:

Cara Crifasi 
Corporate Communications 
+1 303-268-2412  

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