PROVIDENCE, R.I.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Jim Gifas, Executive Vice President and Head of Treasury Solutions for RBS Citizens has been named to the 2013 Elite 8 by Bank Systems & Technology, a leading publication for information and analysis of technology in the financial services industry.
“This allows us to provide day-to-day advice as well as insight on what the future may hold.”
Gifas was honored for his role in leading a number of innovations for RBS Citizens in the treasury management space, including both traditional and mobile payments. In late 2012, he oversaw the partnership between RBS Citizens and Bottomline Technologies to launch accessPAYMODE-X, a revenue generating e-payables service that allows companies to realize an income stream in a traditional cost center while dramatically improving their payment process.
“At RBS Citizens, it is important for us to know our customers well enough so that we can anticipate their needs with our products and services,” said Gifas. “This allows us to provide day-to-day advice as well as insight on what the future may hold.”
According to Bank Systems & Technology, this year’s Elite 8 recognizes individuals who are driving their company’s growth through the innovative and savvy use of technology. The honorees for 2013 are, “seizing this historical moment in banking to redefine their roles as well as the role technology plays at successful financial services organization.”
Gifas is a graduate of Iona College and lives in New Jersey with his wife and two sons.
About RBS Citizens Financial Group, Inc.
RBS Citizens Financial Group, Inc. is a $118 billion commercial bank holding company. It is headquartered in Providence, R.I., and through its subsidiaries has approximately 1,400 branches, nearly 3,600 ATMs and nearly 19,000 colleagues. Its two bank subsidiaries are RBS Citizens, N.A., and Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania. They operate a 12-state branch network under the Citizens Bank brand in Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont; and the Charter One brand in Illinois, Michigan and Ohio. RBSCFG has non-branch retail and commercial offices in more than 30 states. RBSCFG is owned by RBS (the Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc). RBSCFG’s website is citizensbank.com.