Shane Fitzpatrick joined First Data in May 2015 and is head of the firm’s Global eCommerce Business Unit. The organisation supports more than 6 million merchant clients, processes over 74 billion transactions and $1.7 trillion USD in payment volume annually. First Data is one of the largest eCommerce providers in the world with technology that powers thousands of banks, payment service providers and merchants.
Based in Dublin, Shane is a prominent eCommerce industry expert and a highly regarded leader with over 25 years’ experience in the payments industry. Prior to joining First Data, Shane served as Chairman of the Board and President / Managing Director at Chase Paymentech Europe Limited, a JP Morgan firm, for eight years. Previous to that he held a number of board and senior management positions with AOL Time Warner and the Aer Lingus Group.
An accountant and MBA graduate from Manchester University, UK, Shane is spearheading First Data’s commitment to helping clients and Joint Venture partners grow their business globally.