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Capital One Taps Gifas For Senior Treasury Role

He formerly served as head of treasury solutions for RBS Citizens.

Capital One today announced that it has appointed Jim Gifas as senior vice president and head of the Treasury Management Product Management & Innovation Group.

Gifas, a 2013 Bank Systems & Technology Elite 8 honoree, will lead all aspects of product management and development functions, including industry and segment strategies. He will report to Colleen Taylor, head of Treasury Management and Enterprise Payments.

Previously, Gifas served as head of Treasury Solutions for RBS Citizens Bank. He played an integral role in the bank’s development of one of the earliest mobile banking application for corporate payment and banking. Prior to RBS, Gifas spent 13 years at Citibank, where his senior leadership roles included Treasury Products group head and national sales director. At Citi, he was responsible for business development and fee/deposit revenue growth, and built a middle market group franchise for cash management, foreign exchange payments and trade finance. He also served as sales director for Deutsche Bank, focused on domestic and international cash management services.

"Jim brings a broad range of banking experience across all business segments, including the sales, market delivery and service of global treasury solutions," said Taylor in a statement. “His ability to introduce innovation into treasury services and adapt to the evolving economic climate make him a strong fit for our team, as we continue to enhance solutions for our corporate customers.”

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Bryan Yurcan is associate editor for Bank Systems and Technology. He has worked in various editorial capacities for newspapers and magazines for the past 8 years. After beginning his career as a municipal and courts reporter for daily newspapers in upstate New York, Bryan has ... View Full Bio

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