Payments outsourcing firm Tsys has opened a new office in Campinas, Brazil to complement its existing presence in São Paulo city. Tsys has invested in the new facility to support its first client in Brazil, Banco Carrefour, along with all future Brazilian projects.
Banco Carrefour is Brazil’s leading hypermarket chain and will outsource its payment services to Tsys. The multi-year processing and related servicing agreement includes the retailer’s hybrid and private label card business, and the launch of a new MasterCard-branded hybrid card in July 2009.
Tsys established a local infrastructure through the creation of a data centre facility with IBM. The new office, which is located in close proximity to the data centre, will provide further client support with a Brazilian-based operations team consisting of dedicated TSYS project managers and programmer analysts.
Antonio Jorge de Castro Bueno, director of business expansion of Tsys in Brazil, said: “We view Brazil as a market that is strategic to Tsys international expansion and are focused on developing the infrastructure to support a long-term presence in the region.”
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