FAC Promotes Burns to CEO

Sept. 6, 2011

Online payments processor First Atlantic Commerce (FAC) recently named Christopher Burns to the position of Chief Executive Officer and Ronnie Viera to Chief Operating Officer. Hamilton, Bermuda-based FAC said Burns, who worked in the U.K. prior to joining FAC seven years ago, has been promoted from his most recent post as senior vice president of business development, where he was responsible for all aspects of client relationship management, bank acquirer relationships and strategic partnerships. “I am truly excited to take on this challenge and lead FAC through another phase of success,” Burns said. “Over the last 13 years, we have provided innovative solutions to the global ecommerce payments market and our talented team is well positioned to take advantage of the current surge in payment technology. There are some exciting growth opportunities ahead for FAC and we will continue to provide unique solutions combined with a superior level of service.” Viera, formerly CIO and senior vice president of information technology at Capital G Bank, was formerly senior vice president of information technology and operations at FAC.