ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 26, 2005--NOVA Information Systems
(NOVA) has appointed Stuart C. Harvey, Jr. to the position of
president of NOVA and chairman of euroConex Technologies Ltd., NOVA's
European affiliate. Harvey will be responsible for driving the
company's global merchant acquiring business. He joined NOVA in April
2003 and, based in Dublin, Ireland, led the company's international
expansion, directing all business development and merger and
acquisition initiatives for euroConex.
"Stuart embodies the core values of our organization and his
tireless energy has helped propel NOVA to its current position in the
global merchant acquiring space," said Pamela Joseph, chief executive
officer of NOVA Information Systems. "During his years at NOVA, Stuart
has demonstrated strong leadership skills, a tenacious work ethic, and
the ability to achieve success for our organization."
"Our strategy, financial model and technology platform are sound,
and our effectiveness has been proven in eleven countries," said
Harvey. "I am grateful for the opportunity to lead this global
organization into the future."
Harvey and his family have relocated to Atlanta. Prior to joining
NOVA, Harvey was a managing director with the investment banking firm
of Piper Jaffray in Minneapolis. He is a graduate of Saint John's
University in Minnesota, earned a law degree from The National Law
Center at The George Washington University and an MBA from The J.L.
Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.
NOVA Information Systems, a leader in the payment processing
industry, is a wholly owned subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB).
NOVA partners with financial institutions, independent sales
organizations, associations, government agencies and community banks
to offer integrated payment processing services to merchants. NOVA's
products include credit and debit card processing services, software
applications, electronic check conversion, gift card solutions and
other value-added services to more than 850,000 merchant locations in
the United States, Canada and Europe. For more information visit
CONTACT: NOVA Information Systems
Michelle Graff, 678-731-5064
SOURCE: NOVA Information Systems