Sunday, May 19 2013 10:19 AM EDT2013-05-19 14:19:32 GMT
A Lowndes County man is behind bars after deputies uncovered nearly half a million dollars of marijuana. Deputies responded to a complaint at Jose Sanchez's house on Highway 129 North Friday. AuthoritiesMore >>
A Lowndes County man is behind bars after deputies uncovered nearly half a million dollars of marijuana.
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Hundreds of people came out to Lake Blackshear Saturday to support law enforcement and the Crisp County Sheriff. It was the first annual pigs in the park event, put on by the Georgia Narcotics Officer'sMore >>
Hundreds of people came out to Lake Blackshear Saturday to support law enforcement and the Crisp County Sheriff.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 9:47 PM EDT2013-05-19 01:47:12 GMT
Thomasville Police are looking for two men who attempted to rob a store, scaring customers and clerks. Police say they responded to the Dollar General on West Jackson Street around 9:15pm Friday. EmployeesMore >>
Thomasville Police are looking for two men who attempted to rob a store, scaring customers and clerks.
Saturday, May 18 2013 6:59 PM EDT2013-05-18 22:59:02 GMT
Dougherty County police are searching for a motorist who hit a pedestrian and then fled the scene. Authorities say it happened around 11pm Friday near the 3900 block of Radium Springs Road. PoliceMore >>
Dougherty County police are searching for a motorist who hit a pedestrian and then fled the scene. More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 6:58 PM EDT2013-05-18 22:58:50 GMT
It's graduation time for high schools in Dougherty County and students are ready to embark on their next journey. 230 graduates received their high school diplomas from Westover Comprehensive High SchoolMore >>
230 graduates received their high school diplomas from Westover Comprehensive High School this Saturday morning.More >>
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SOURCE Barclaycard US
--Industry Veteran Patrick Wright Joins Executive Leadership Team--
WILMINGTON, Del., Feb. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Barclaycard US, the payments business of Barclays in the United States, today announced the appointment of Patrick Wright to the role of Chief Operating Officer (COO). As COO, Mr. Wright will be responsible for all aspects of customer delivery, including strategy and operational leadership. Specifically, he will oversee operations, technology, customer service and quality management.
"Patrick is an excellent addition to Barclaycard's executive leadership team," said Amer Sajed, Chief Executive Officer, Barclaycard US. "With over 25 years of industry experience, he has a keen understanding of technology, a strong customer focus, and proven track record for achieving success."
"Patrick's ability to leverage technology to better serve customers, coupled with his broad business perspective make him a tremendous asset to Barclaycard US," said Ian Buchanan, Global Chief Operating Officer, Barclaycard. "His appointment aligns with our vision of building a dynamic leadership team for our payments business in the U.S. His customer focus will help drive our goal of becoming a go-to bank for customers."
Mr. Wright will jointly report to Barclaycard US Chief Executive Amer Sajed based in Wilmington, Delaware and Barclaycard's global Chief Operating Officer Ian Buchanan, based in London. In his new role, Mr. Wright joins the global Barclaycard COO Executive Committee and the Barclaycard US Executive Committee.
Mr. Wright brings more than 25 years of experience in operations and technology leadership. Prior to joining Barclaycard US, he was the founder of Tuyet Consulting, an advisory firm he established to assist financial institutions in maximizing operational resources more effectively. Before founding Tuyet Consulting, Mr. Wright served as U.S. President and Chief Executive Officer of Wincor Nixdorf, Inc., the world's second largest provider of ATM and retail point-of-sale hardware and software. Prior to that, he spent 17 years at JP Morgan Chase in a variety of leadership roles in retail banking, information technology, e-commerce, service center management, control and audit. Mr. Wright holds a bachelor's degree in Information Systems from the University of Texas at Arlington.
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About Barclaycard US Headquartered in Wilmington, Del., Barclaycard US creates customized, co-branded credit card programs for some of the country's most successful travel, entertainment, retail and financial institutions. The company employs 1,300 associates and was named a Top Workplace in Delaware in 2012. For more information please visit www.barclaycardus.com.