|By Business Wire||
|February 18, 2014 06:01 AM EST||
Mercury Payment Systems LLC, a leading payment technology and service provider for small to mid-sized businesses, announced today the appointment of Andrew Patterson to the position of Chief Technology Officer.
In his role, Patterson will be responsible for software engineering, technology infrastructure, business intelligence, quality assurance, and architecture for the organization. With over a decade of technology and management experience, Patterson brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his role as CTO at Mercury.
“It’s not every day that you find a person with this level of experience and skill set that so closely matches our hopes for this position,” said Matt Taylor, CEO of Mercury Payment Systems. “Andrew’s excitement for the future of the payments industry is motivating, and we are thrilled to have him join our team.”
Prior to his role at Mercury, Patterson served as the vice president of payments software and emerging products for Moneris Solutions Inc., Canada’s leading payments acquirer. While there, he personally led a number of key technology initiatives, including the design and development of many of their products and processing systems. Prior to this role, he was the director of software development at the same company. Patterson earned his B.S. from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, and his MBA from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Mercury Payment Systems, LLC, is an award-winning provider of payments technology and services to small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in the U.S. and Canada that processed more than $29 billion in payments in 2012. Founded in 2001, Mercury is a pioneer of “Integrated Point-of-Sale” (IPOS) systems, which embed payments technology into third-party POS software applications. Mercury solutions are brought to market through the Mercury Network™ of more than 3,000 POS developers and dealers that service local merchants. For more information, visit www.mercurypay.com.