The Payments Processing Information Sharing Council, a forum for sharing information about fraud, threats, vulnerabilities and risk mitigation practices in the payments industry, has elected its steering committee for the 2010-2011 term.
Made up of seven payment industry leaders, the committee will set the agenda of the organization and determine the council’s upcoming initiatives. Appointments include Bob Carr, chairman and chief executive officer of Heartland Payment Systems, as committee chair. Carr was instrumental in the formation of the PPISC.
Rick Van Luvender, director of InfoSec Incident Response at First Data, was named vice chair. Members at-large include: Terry Dooley, senior vice president and chief information officer at ITS Inc.; Chris Kenyon, chief information officer and executive vice president of systems and technology at Elavon Global Acquiring Solutions; John Kirkpatrick, senior vice president and chief information officer at Trans First Holdings, Inc.; John Latimer, group executive and enterprise risk executive at TSYS; and Tom Tesmer, chief technology officer and chief technology officer at Pipeline Data Inc.