FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Hamilton, Bermuda. November 17, 2009 — First Atlantic Commerce (FAC), a leading, international Payment Gateway, today announced the appointments of two executive staff members.
Ronnie Viera, formerly CIO and Senior Vice President of Information Technology at CAPITAL G Bank, has been appointed Senior Vice President of Information Technology & Operations at First Atlantic Commerce.
Mr. Viera has over 30 years of experience in IT and Operations. A Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Information Security Manager, he has experience across various industries including Banking, Insurance and ECommerce. In the past decade, Mr. Viera has headed up
Information Technology departments in three different companies including CAPITAL G Bank Limited, a Bermudabased bank; The Argus Group, a Bermuda insurance company; and from 20002004, First Atlantic Commerce.
Christopher Burns has been promoted from VP, International Business Development at FAC to Senior Vice President, Business Development. Mr. Burns, who joined FAC five years ago, heads up the company’s Business Development team that is responsible for all aspects of client relationship management. He also runs the company’s international channel partner programme, and builds and maintains bank acquirer relationships and strategic partnerships.
Prior to joining FAC, Mr. Burns was a Managing Consultant at a leading Pan European Search and Selection company based in the UK, and was responsible for building the company’s European presence. Mr. Burns holds a BA (hons) degree in Business Management.
About First Atlantic Commerce
First Atlantic Commerce (FAC) is a leading Internet, multicurrency payment and fraud risk solutions provider. Headquartered in Bermuda, and established in 1998 to create secure cardbased payment solutions for ebusinesses, FAC’s cGate® technology offers service, flexibility and security to adapt to many business and bank acquirer requirements. FAC provides merchants with multicurrency payment solutions in addition to fraud and data management services including AVS, CVV2/CVC2/CID, 3D Secure™ and IP Geolocation in multiple jurisdictions across Europe, Asia and the Latin American Caribbean Region. For more information, please visit www.firstatlanticcommerce.com.