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NCR Names Frank Martire as Executive Chairman and Michael Hayford as CEO Featured

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NCR Names Frank Martire as Executive Chairman and Michael Hayford as CEO

NCR Corporation has named Frank Martire, 69, as Executive Chairman. Martire most recently served as non-executive chairman of FIS till last year. He served as CEO of FIS after acquisition of Metavante, where he served as CEO before the acquisition.

Former Chairman and CEO Bill Nuti, 54, has been named as Chairman Emeritus. 

Michael D. Hayford, 57, has been appointed as CEO. Hayford was most recently Founding Partner of Motive Partners, an investment firm focused on technology-enabled companies serving the financial services industry. Before that he was EVP & CFO of Fidelity National Information Systems (FIS). He served as President and COO of Metavante Technologies, until its acquisition by FIS in 2009. Prior to that, he served as Metavante’s CIO, CFO, and also led corporate and product development.  He currently serves as an independent Director of Endurance International Group.

Date: May 2, 2018

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