Micros, Elavon partner on integrated payment solution
Columbia, Md. – Micros Systems Inc. and global payments provider Elavon have integrated their respective gateway and security products to deliver encryption and tokenization for the food and beverage industry, facilitating a secure environment throughout the payment transaction cycle. Integration has been provided for the Micros Payment Gateway and Elavon’s Fusebox gateway solution.
Benefits of the integration include streamlined PCI compliance, as well as consolidation of multiple interfaces and certifications for electronic payment processing.
Hershey board chairman joins MWV as director
MWV’s board of directors chose James Nevels as a new member, the packaging company announced Thursday.
Nevels, the 62-year-old chairman of the Philadelphia-based investment advisory firm The Swarthmore Group and president of the Hershey Company’s board of directors, will work on MWV’s development and auditing committees. He joins the board as the company works to increase its margin goals and expand its packaging endeavors.
Before founding the Swarthmore Group in 1991, Nevels worked in investment and securities firms like Smith Barney and Prudential Bach Securities. He also serves as the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s board chairman.
Chico’s FAS taps new SVP, CFO
Chico’s FAS has appointed Todd E. Vogensen as SVP, CFO, replacing Pamela Knous, who has left the company.
Prior to his appointment as CFO, Vogensen had been the company’s SVP of finance. He will report to Kent Kleeberger, who himself filled the CFO spot from 2008 to 2011 and is currently EVP, COO.
Vogensen joined the company in October 2009 as VP of planning and strategy, followed by the role of VP of investor relations before his promotion to SVP of finance. Previously, he held multiple positions of increasing scope and responsibility with Michaels from January 2005 to October 2009, including corporate controller and VP of merchandising and marketing finance. Before joining Michaels, Vogensen served as assistant corporate controller of Gap from 2003 to 2005. Vogensen has also held multiple finance management positions at Hewlett Packard Company, and he practiced as an audit manager and CPA with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.
“We are pleased to promote such an outstanding financial executive. Todd’s contributions have been of significant value to our success and growth over the last five years,” said CEO and president David F. Dyer.