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Patricia A Watson

EVP and CIO, TSYS [NYSE: TSS]

Patty Watson is senior executive vice president and chief information officer for TSYS, responsible for setting the enterprise technology agenda to enable and deliver future global growth for the company. Watson came to TSYS with more than 17 years of experience in the financial services industry serving in a variety of technology-related roles. Most recently she has served as Vice President and Global Chief Information Officer for The Brinks Company, based in Coppell, Texas. Prior to joining Brinks, Watson worked with Bank of America for more than 14 years in a number of technology positions with increasing responsibility, including the role of Senior Technology Executive for the bank’s Treasury, Payments and Credit area. She earned her bachelor’s degree in math from Saint Mary’s College at Notre Dame in Indiana, and is also a graduate of the University of Dayton in Ohio, where she received her Master of Business Administration. Watson also serves on the board of directors for Texas Capital Bancshares, Inc. She spent 10 years serving in the United States Air Force as executive staff officer, flight commander and director of operations.

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