2013-09-17 14:06:03 -
Daniela Mielke Joins Vantiv as Chief Strategy Officer
Former PayPal & Visa Executive Brings More than a Decade of
Innovative Payments Experience to Vantiv
CINCINNATI, Sep. 17, 2013 - Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE: VNTV), a leading provider of
payment processing services and related technology solutions for merchants and
financial institutions of all sizes, announced today that former PayPal and Visa
executive Daniela Mielke will join the company as Chief Strategy Officer.
Mielke will report directly to the Chief Executive
Officer and will be
responsible for leading the development and oversight of company strategy in
support of Vantiv's growth objectives and to help drive product innovation,
profitability, revenue and scale throughout the organization.
"Daniela is a dynamic, results-oriented leader who comes to Vantiv with deep
experience in payments strategy and financial services," said Charles Drucker,
chief executive officer at Vantiv. "She is an accomplished and practical
payments professional who has built successful teams and relationships
throughout her career, and we look forward to her doing the same at Vantiv."
Most recently, Mielke served as Vice President of Global Strategy at PayPal
where she was responsible for developing strategies for the company's future.
This included overseeing market intelligence and corporate, regional and
product strategy for PayPal, and leading strategic planning discussions for
eBay's companywide mobile strategy, ecosystem strategy, company-level
competitive responses and shared services.
"I am thrilled to be joining Vantiv," said Mielke. "Vantiv is a company on
move, and I am pleased to be joining at such a unique time in its growth. They
are at the vanguard of the payment processing industry, and I look forward to
contributing to the next phase of the company's history."
Earlier in her career, Mielke served as Senior Vice President of Global Strategy
at Visa where she led the development of strategic and market intelligence
projects, including the company's long-term positioning, business development,
corporate transformation and performance enhancement. She has also held various
finance, sales, and marketing positions with McKinsey & Co. and Nestlé, S.A.
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About Vantiv, Inc.
Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE: VNTV) is a leading, integrated payment processor
differentiated by a single, proprietary technology platform. Vantiv offers a
comprehensive suite of traditional and innovative payment processing and
technology solutions to merchants and financial institutions of all sizes in the
U.S., enabling them to address their payment processing needs through a single
provider. We build strong relationships with our customers, helping them become
more efficient, more secure and more successful. Vantiv is the third largest
merchant acquirer and the largest PIN debit acquirer based on number of
transactions in the U.S. The company's growth strategy includes expanding
further into high growth payment segments, such as ecommerce, payment
facilitation (PayFac(TM)), mobile, prepaid and information solutions, and
attractive industry verticals, such as petroleum, business-to-business,
government, healthcare, gaming and education. For more information, visit
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