Bottomline Technologies has appointed Garen Staglin to its board of directors. Staglin served on the First Data Corporation board of directors from 1992 to 2002, a period in which the company grew to more than US$7bn in revenue. He is the former CEO of eONE Global, an affiliate of First Data and provider of transaction processing and payment services. Staglin also served as CEO and chairman of Safelite Auto Glass and as group president of ADP Automotive Claims Services. A senior advisor with FT Ventures, Staglin is also a member of the board of directors for ExL Services, Solera, and Global Document Solutions.
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