COLUMBUS, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TSYS (NYSE: TSS) today announced Patricia Watson, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer, was named as One of the Most Influential Women in Payments by PaymentsSource, SourceMedia’s resource for payments professionals. This is the second time in three years Watson has been named to this prominent list.
“Patty is an exceptional leader who continues to drive change and innovation throughout TSYS, while also being an advocate for more diversity in the payments industry,” said M. Troy Woods, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of TSYS. “This honor is a true testament to Patty’s vast knowledge, experience and leadership, and I’m delighted she is being recognized for her efforts in the ever-evolving world of payments.”
In its 6th annual ranking, PaymentsSource editors selected the 2018 honorees from businesses throughout the payments industry, including banking, processing, retail, venture capital, technology and merchant acquiring.
“I’m humbled and honored to represent our TSYS team and be recognized for the great work being done across our industry,” Watson said.
To view the complete list of the honorees, and to learn more about the 2018 Most Influential Women in Payments, please go to: https://www.paymentssource.com/slideshow/the-most-influential-women-in-payments-2018.
TSYS® (NYSE: TSS) is a leading global payments provider, offering seamless, secure and innovative solutions across the payments spectrum — from issuer processing and merchant acquiring to prepaid program management. We succeed because we put people, and their needs, at the heart of every decision. It’s an approach we call ‘People-Centered Payments®’.
Our headquarters are located in Columbus, Ga., U.S.A., with approximately 12,000 team members and local offices across 13 countries. TSYS generated revenue of $4.9 billion in 2017, while processing more than 27.8 billion transactions. We are a member of The Civic 50 and were named one of the 2018 World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere magazine. TSYS is a member of the S&P 500 and routinely posts all important information on its website. For more, visit tsys.com.