Moneris Solutions Corporation

Moneris Solutions Corporation

April 25, 2012 14:33 ET

Moneris Solutions President and CEO Jim Baumgartner Receives the 2012 Electronic Transaction Association Distinguished Payments Professional Award

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 25, 2012) - Moneris Solutions, Canada's largest credit and debit card processor, announced today that President and CEO Jim Baumgartner was honoured with the 2012 Distinguished Payments Professional award at the Electronic Transactions Association's Annual Meeting & Expo, held April 17 to 19.

The Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), the global trade association representing the payments processing industry, annually recognizes an industry executive that has demonstrated leadership and innovation and exhibits a high degree of integrity and commitment to the industry.

"In awarding Mr. Baumgartner the Distinguished Payments Professional award, the ETA recognizes his leadership in introducing CHIP technology to North America and his involvement in the Payments Task Force Advisory Panel", said Eddie Myers, President of the ETA Board. "Mr. Baumgartner has distinguished himself throughout his long service to both the industry, in general, and to the ETA."

About Moneris Solutions

As one of North America's largest providers of payment processing solutions, Moneris offers credit, debit, wireless and online payment services for merchants in virtually every industry segment and processes more than three billion transactions annually. Through its Ernex division, Moneris offers electronic loyalty and stored-value gift card programs. With more than 350,000 merchant locations, Moneris provides the hardware, software and systems needed to improve business efficiency and manage payments. For more information please visit

About ETA

The Electronic Transactions Association is an international trade association representing more than 500 companies who offer electronic transaction processing products and services. ETA's mission is to advance the payments industry professional by providing leadership through education, advocacy and the exchange of information. For more information please visit

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