04 Nov DadeSystems names Bill Zayas as new President and CEO
Miami, FL – November 4, 2014 – DadeSystems, a provider of next generation virtual payment processing solutions, today announced that Bill Zayas has joined the company as its new President and Chief Executive Officer.
A financial services and technology industry veteran with more than 30 years’ experience, Zayas was formerly Chief Operating Officer of U.S. operations for Canadian-based D+H, a leading provider of technology solutions to more than 6,000 North American financial institutions and a Top 25 Fin Tech provider. During his tenure, Zayas had responsibilities for the combined operations of three D+H companies: Harland Financial Solutions, Mortgagebot and CompuShare.
Prior to D+H, Zayas served as president and chief operating officer of Harland Financial Solutions where he was responsible for the company’s global operations, overseeing all aspects of the company’s 5,000 client banks and credit unions, 15 offices in the US, Ireland, India and Israel, as well as more than 1300 employees. Prior to his appointment as President and COO, Zayas was executive vice president of Harland’s core banking solutions business unit, which also included image/item processing and EFT services. Prior to Harland, Zayas held executive management positions with EDS/Newtrend, Open Solutions, and Phoenix International.
“I’m extremely pleased that an accomplished executive with Bill’s experience and leadership credentials has joined our organization,” said DadeSystems founder Dave Wilson. “I have known and worked with Bill for many years when I founded Eras JV and when he was an executive with Phoenix International, as well as throughout his career at Harland and D+H. His track record of successfully driving growth and profitability, combined with his reputation as a strong leader will be a significant asset as we launch an aggressive growth strategy for DadeSystems,” said Wilson.
“I look forward to the opportunity to be part of this dynamic organization,” Zayas said. “DadeSystems’ technology offers a revolutionary new approach to longstanding industry remittance processing challenges through advancements they developed in accounts receivable automation technology. Additionally, I look forward to working with Dave, who is a pioneer and innovator in the payments industry, as well as Dade’s chairman of the board Rich Dailey, an experienced, insightful banker who leads Apollo Bank, one of the top financial institutions in the Southeast and is an expert at applying advanced technology to solve business problems,” Zayas said.
Headquartered in Miami, Florida, DadeSystems provides advanced solutions to automate the processing of account receivables. The company’s flagship solution, DadePay, leverages its advanced straight-through processing architecture to dramatically accelerate payment processing speed and efficiency. DadeSystems serves multiple industries, including financial services; food and beverage; real estate and property management; manufacturing and distribution, and healthcare.