Deluxe appoints Ed Merritt interim CFO
Mr. Merritt has been Treasurer and Vice President of Investor Relations of Deluxe since joining Deluxe in August 2013, a position he will continue to hold.
From August 2007 to August 2013, Mr. Merritt was the Vice President of Treasury, Investor Relations & Corporate Development for Digital River, Inc., a provider of global e-commerce solutions.
Prior to joining Digital River, he spent over 20 years in the retailing industry with the JCPenney Company, Inc., holding a number of corporate positions in finance, merchandise operations, merchandise planning and investor relations.
He has served on the boards of directors of several private and pre-IPO stage companies.
Mr. Merritt holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Texas at Dallas and a Bachelors of Business Administration in Financial Management and Accounting from the University of North Dakota.
The appointment is effective upon the departure of Terry Peterson, who has resigned to take a similar position at a larger company. ■