Heartland Payment Systems adds three senior executive positions

Heartland PS welcomes Baldwin, Lawler and Gilbert

Payments processor Heartland Payment Systems, has added three new positions to its executive leadership team (view press release). The move is designed to further develop Heartland’s portfolio and services within key industries. The executive leadership additions include Robert H.B. Baldwin, Jr., previously president of the company, being promoted to vice chairman; Michael A. Lawler, previously chief of corporate development, being promoted to president – strategic markets group; and David Gilbert joining Heartland as president – hospitality group.

Baldwin will work closely with responsibilities for key industry relationships, investor relations, information security, and customer service operations. A 12-year veteran of Heartland, Baldwin will also be a collaborator with the business group leaders. As president – strategic markets group, Lawler will lead Heartland’s key markets including: retail, services, education, healthcare, government, utility and micropayments. Gilbert has joined Heartland with responsibility for Heartland’s growth in restaurants, lodging and affiliated markets. Gilbert will assume his full time position on July 30, 2012; he is currently transitioning from his present position as the chief operating officer for the National Restaurant Association. In this role, he has focused on guiding the organization in its efforts to provide and develop valuable products and services.  

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