August 03, 2010

Gary Cawthorne has been named president of WAUSAU Financial Systems, the Mosinee, Wis.-based provider of receivables processing solutions. Cawthorne, a member of WAUSAU’s board of directors since April 2009, assumes leadership from Joe Delgadillo.

"With 30 years of experience in the banking and payments industry, combined with his service on WAUSAU's board, Gary is uniquely qualified for this position," said Bill Fenimore, chairman of the board for WAUSAU, in a press release. "… He understands the industry's rapidly changing landscape and the significant growth opportunity it represents for WAUSAU."

"This is a natural transition given my background in the industry and history with the company," said Cawthorne, in a statement. "We have a solid strategy for the future and will continue to build on the momentum that's in place, exceeding expectations on an ongoing basis.”

Cawthorne previously was a managing partner at Electronic Knowledge Interchange, a professional services consulting firm specializing in technology and process improvement. Before joining EKI, he was president of Getronics Americas and a member of its board of management. Prior to joining Getronics, Cawthorne was a 25 year-veteran of Unisys Corporation, including an assignment as vice president and managing partner, global banking, at Unisys Global Financial Services.

Katherine Burger is Editorial Director of Bank Systems & Technology and Insurance & Technology, members of UBM TechWeb's InformationWeek Financial Services. She assumed leadership of Bank Systems & Technology in 2003 and of Insurance & ...