Today, the way payments are made changes quickly and frequently. It is anticipated that people will pay cash in the future in ways that they can’t even think of today. Thus, many organizations operate in the field of global payments to enable convenience.
TSYS provides seamless, safe, and innovative payment solutions across the spectrum— for issuers, dealers, and consumers. The team has made decisions to help people and their needs free up payment opportunities. This approach is referred to as payments centered around individuals. The company helps to unlock possibilities of payment options through partnering with other organizations in the industry as well as through their expertise. Trust, honesty, and transparency are the key areas that the company concentrates, and customers get stability and security in their payments. The fundamental values that the company strongly possesses are innovation, integrity, growth, excellence, and relationships.
With a team of approximately 13,000 members and local offices throughout 13 countries, TSYS' headquarters is located in Columbus, GA, the U.S. In 2017, the firm generated revenues of $4.9 billion and transactions of over $27.8 billion. They belong to The Civic 50 and have been appointed by the Ethisphere journal as one of the world’s most ethical companies in 2018.
TSYS recently announced the appointment of Ryland Harrelson, Administrative Services, as the Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO). Harrelson is responsible for global human resources, real estate, corporation, and cultural marketing and diversity and inclusion as senior manager of TSYS’ administrative services. Moreover, Harrelson serves as TSYS’ CEO of ethics.
“Ryland has been a key member of our executive team for more than 14 years and has shown exceptional leadership, subject matter expertise and strategic acumen as our CHRO,” says M. Troy Woods, chairman, president, and chief executive officer, TSYS.
Harrelson has served TSYS for over 20 years; Having joined the firm in 1998, he headed the human resources department. In 2007, he was appointed Executive Vice Chairman and CHRO. He has a bachelor of arts at the Wesleyan University of North Carolina and a degree in human resources at the Ross School of Business at Michigan University. He is currently a member of the Advisory Board for Riegel & Emory at the Darla Moore Business School in South Carolina University. Harrelson also works locally on the board of B.R.I.D.G.E., an organization which supports risky young people by helping them achieve their GED.