Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors
Ron Clarke has been our Chief Executive Officer since August 2000 and was appointed Chairman of our board of directors in March 2003. From 1999 to 2000, Ron served as President and Chief Operating Officer of AHL Services, Inc., a staffing firm. From 1990 to 1998, Ron served as chief marketing officer and later as a division president with Automatic Data Processing, Inc., a computer services company. From 1987 to 1990, Ron was a principal with Booz Allen Hamilton, a global management consulting firm. Earlier in his career, Ron was a marketing manager for General Electric Company, a diversified technology, media, and financial services corporation.
Group President—Corporate Payments
Kurt Adams has been our Group President – Corporate Payments since January 2019. Kurt joined us in September 2015 as our President – Comdata Corporate Payments before assuming additional leadership of Cambridge Global Payments in January 2019. Prior to this, Kurt served as President of Corporate Payments Solutions for U.S. Bancorp since July 2011. From June 2005 to July 2011, Kurt held various positions, including Head of Strategy, Corporate Development and Planning for Elavon Merchant Services (Formerly, NOVA Information Systems, EuroConex Technologies Ltd.), a U.S. Bancorp subsidiary in Europe. Kurt served as Vice President of Piper Jaffray Companies' investment banking group from July 2000 to June 2005.
Chief Financial Officer
Eric Dey has been our Chief Financial Officer since November 2002. From October 2000 to October 2002, Eric served as Chief Financial Officer of NCI Corporation, a call center company. From July 1999 to October 2000, Eric served as Chief Financial Officer of Leisure Time Technology, a software development/manufacturing company. From 1994 to 1999, Eric served as Corporate Controller with Excel Communications, a telecommunications service provider. From 1984 to 1994, Eric held a variety of financial and accounting positions with PepsiCo, Inc., a global beverage, snack and food company.
Group President – North America Fuel
David Krantz joined us in June 2018 as Group President – North America Fuel. Prior to joining us, David was CEO of YP Holdings, a marketing solutions provider where he was responsible for leading the company’s strategy and operations. Prior to YP Holdings, David had a nine-year career with AT&T including CEO of AT&T Interactive. David has held high-level roles in product, marketing, and strategy with AT&T, GoDigital Networks, America Online, and Netscape.
Chief Information Officer
Scott duFour joined us as Global Chief Information Officer in February 2019. Prior to joining us, Scott held several technology leadership roles at McKesson from 2013 to 2019 and was most recently the CIO for McKesson Europe, where he was responsible for all IT functions across 13 countries. At McKesson, Scott led several major IT initiatives including the consolidation of ERP platforms, infrastructure modernization and transforming the company’s IT organization. Scott held IT and business leadership positions at Ingram Micro from 2006 to 2013, and at Elemica Ltd. from 2001 to 2006. His early career includes roles at Accenture, Sun Chemical and Covalex.com Inc.
Armando Netto joined us in June 2014 as our President - Brazil. Prior to joining us, Armando led IT Services for TIVIT, an IT and BPO services company, from 2006 to 2014, where he led the integration of functional areas into the business unit, focused on onboarding new clients and ensured service quality. Prior to TIVIT, Armando held various leadership roles with Unisys and McKinsey, where he gained international experience in Europe supporting clients in the UK, France, Austria, Portugal and the Netherlands.
Executive Vice President - Global Corporate Development
John Coughlin has served as our Executive Vice President - Global Corporate Development since September 2010. From 2007 to 2010, John served as a Managing Director at PCG Capital Partners, a private equity firm. From 2005 to 2006, John served as Chief Executive Officer of NCDR LLC (dba Kool Smiles), a private equity owned national dental practice management company. From 1994 to 2005, John was with The Parthenon Group, a strategic advisory and principal investment firm, where he was a Senior Partner and the founder and head of the firm's San Francisco office.