Ram Chary has been appointed chief executive office of Global Cash Access Holdings Inc., the Las Vegas-based cash management company said Monday.
Chary replaces David Lopez, who resigned as CEO to “pursue a new career opportunity,” the company said in a statement. Chary also assumes Lopez’s seat on the company’s board of directors.
“Ram has a proven track record in growing retail payments and financial services businesses,” said E. Miles Kilburn, chairman of the board, in a statement. “The board of directors and I have the highest confidence in his leadership skills and capabilities and look forward to a bright future of growth and success for GCA.”
From 2007 to 2013, Chary served in several positions at Fidelity National Information Services Inc., most recently as executive vice president of global commercial services. Fidelity National is a banking and payments technology company.
GCA gained 3 cents, or 0.34 percent, to close at $8.92 Monday in modest trading of 331,107 shares traded on the New York Stock Exchange. The company’s shares have traded from a low of $5.71 to a high of $10.42 in last 52 weeks.
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