Samir Zabaneh has joined Heartland Payment Systems as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
In his new role, he will be responsible for providing overall strategic and operational direction of the company’s finance department including reporting, treasury, taxation and corporate planning and development, as well as investor relations.
Prior to joining Heartland, Samir served as Chief Financial and Strategy Officer as well as Chief Operating Officer for Moneris Solutions Corporation.
“Samir has proven his outstanding skills as a financial and business leader with many organizations, most recently in our industry. Heartland is very pleased to welcome him to our company,” said Robert O. Carr, Chairman and CEO of Heartland. “We are confident that Samir’s sound financial management skills will help drive Heartland’s business growth and success in the coming years.”
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