26 January 2018 – Today, TSYS, a leading global payments solutions provider across the issuing, merchant and prepaid industries announced it has appointed Kelley Knutson as Senior Executive Vice President of TSYS and President of Netspend, a leading provider of prepaid debit cards for personal and commercial use.
Previously, Knutson served as Executive Vice President of TSYS and President of International Issuer Solutions, based in London since 2003. Knutson replaces Chuck Harris who left the company in Dec. 2017 to pursue an opportunity in the non-profit sector.
“Kelley’s vast experience in the financial industry and TSYS, made him the ideal candidate to lead our Netspend business. He has been the driver of our international issuing business and continues to deliver financial targets year after year,” said M. Troy Woods, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, TSYS. “Promoting from within TSYS is part of our culture and I’m confident Kelley will be a huge asset to Netspend, as we continue to grow our prepaid business.”