board of directors

Board of Directors

Frank G. D'Angelo
Chairman of the Board
Mr. D’Angelo has been Chairman of the Board since February 2014 and a director since September 2013. He was the Company’s Interim CEO from January 1, 2015 to March 31, 2015. Mr. D’Angelo is also currently an Operating Partner in Hill Path, a private equity partnership that invests private equity in the public markets. He has 40 years of experience in the financial services industry. From 2012 to 2013, he was Chairman and President of Monitise Americas, Inc., a provider of mobile banking, payments and commerce solutions. From 2009 to 2011, he was Executive Vice President of the Payment Solutions Group at Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. and, before that, Senior EVP of the Payment Solutions Group (1997-2009) and member of the Corporate Risk Management Committee at Metavante Technologies, Inc. until the company’s merger with FIS in 2009. Mr. D’Angelo retired from FIS in 2012. Prior to FIS, he was employed by Diebold (1979-1997), where he held several executive management positions such as VP of Service Operations, Head of Product Management, VP Client Services and Software Engineering, and CEO at Diebold, Inc. Mexico (1994-1996), living in Mexico City. From 1969 to 1979, he worked at Burroughs Corporation (now, Unisys Corporation) in software engineering, product management and client service management positions. Mr. D’Angelo is a past director and served on the Executive Committee of Contact Solutions, Inc., a provider of voice and mobile customer care solutions, as well as a director of ISF, a provider of system solutions to state and local government agencies. He is a past Chairman of the Electronic Funds Transfer Association and served on the Payments Advisor Counsel of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. He is also on the board of directors for Walsh University in Ohio, serves on the Walsh University Executive Committee, is Chairman of the Walsh University Finance and Audit Committee, and a member of its Investment Committee and Technology Committee. Mr. D’Angelo is a graduate of Walsh University with a business and management degree, and a United States Air Force veteran.

Mr. D’Angelo’s experience in the financial services industry, as well as in operations and management, provides great value to our Board.

Morgan M. Schuessler, Jr.
President and CEO
Mr. Schuessler, Jr. has over 20 years of payment industry leadership experience. He has served as President of International for Global Payments Inc., one of the world’s leading payment processing providers, overseeing the company’s businesses outside of the Americas since 2012. The businesses under his leadership spanned 23 countries throughout Europe and Asia, and encompassed more than 40% of the company’s employees. From 2008 to 2012, Mr. Schuessler served as Global Payment’s Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer with responsibility for the company’s global operations, human resources, corporate marketing and communications, real estate services and money transfer business. In this position, he led the implementation of the worldwide credit and risk function, and the creation of the company’s first global operations center in Manila, Philippines. Prior to joining Global Payments, Mr. Schuessler served in several leadership positions with American Express, Inc. including Vice President, Global Purchasing Solutions, with responsibility for managing the company’s purchasing card business globally. Additionally, he served in various sales, marketing, strategy and product management positions. Mr. Schuessler was a member of Visa’s Senior Client Council and the UnionPay International Member Council, the international division of China UnionPay. He holds a bachelor’s degree from New York University and an MBA from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School where he currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Dean’s Advisory Board. As a result of Mr. Schuessler’s 20 years of experience in the payments industry, he thoroughly understands the Company’s main market and has developed management and oversight skills that allow him to make significant contributions to the Board.

Olga Botero
Ms. Botero is the founder and managing director of C&S Customers and Strategy, an information technology (“IT”) consultancy firm, and has been a Senior Advisor to the Boston Consulting Group since 2011. She is the Co-Chair of the Colombian Chapter of WCD Women Corporate Directors Foundation since 2016, and a member of the IT advisory committee of Interbank in Peru. Ms. Botero has more than 25 years of experience in leadership roles in financial services telecommunications and technology sectors globally. From 2006 to 2011, she was Group CIO for Grupo Bancolombia, one of the largest financial groups in Colombia, as well as for all of Latin America. In 2017, Ms. Botero obtained the CERT Certificate in Cybersecurity Oversight, conferred by the NACD Cyber-Risk Oversight Program, the world’s first cybersecurity oversight program for corporate directors. Through this program, led by the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) and the CERT Division of the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) at Carnegie Mellon University, Ms. Botero completed all the requirements established by the SEI regarding the understanding of cybersecuriy risks and the board’s responsibilities in cyber-risk oversight. Ms. Botero has served as a director on several boards, including ACH Colombia, Todo1 Services, Todo1, Multienlace, Tania, Alianza Fiduciaria, Alianza Valores and Intralinks HLA. She has also been a member of several advisory groups, including the Global Billing Association in the UK, SAP’s Banking Advisory Council, IBM WebSphere Board of Advisors, Accenture’s Global CIO Council Advisory Board, Unisys Global Outsourcing and Infrastructure Services Advisory Council, Cisco’s Latin American Executive Council, and SAS Customer Advisory Board.

Ms. Botero has deep experience within the IT industry and brings to the Company specific knowledge of payment systems that, combined with her knowledge of and relationships in the Colombian market, is an asset to the Company.

Jorge A. Junquera
Until his retirement in February 2015, Mr. Junquera was Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Popular. Prior to becoming Vice Chairman, he was Chief Financial Officer of Popular and Supervisor of Popular’s Financial Management Group, positions he held since 1996. From 1999 to 2002, Mr. Junquera was also President of Banco Popular North America. Mr. Junquera was a member of the boards of Banco Popular de Puerto Rico and Banco Popular North America from 2001 until 2013, a member of the board of Centro Financiero BHD in the Dominican Republic from 2001 until 2015 and a member of the board of Popular North America from 1996 until 2015, as well as of various Puerto Rico open-end investment companies from 2010 until 2012. He currently serves as a director of Sacred Heart University in Puerto Rico since 2014.

Mr. Junquera’s significant experience managing financial institutions and serving on various boards of directors provides him with unique expertise and valuable perspective to assist the Board.

Teresita Loubriel
From 1978 until her retirement in 2008, Ms. Loubriel held several positions in Popular and Banco Popular de Puerto Rico including Corporate Controller, General Auditor, Head of Quality Office, Head of the Year 2000 Office and Human Resources Director. When she retired she was Executive Vice President and Executive Officer in charge of Human Resources, Strategic Planning and Corporate Communications. A retired CPA, Ms. Loubriel served as Senior Auditor for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP from 1974 to 1978. She was on the Board of Trustees of Sacred Heart University in Puerto Rico from 2006 to 2013 and was a member of the Executive and Audit Committees. Ms. Loubriel is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Hogar de Niñas de Cupey, a non-profit organization that shelters girls that have been removed from their homes by the Department of the Family due to abuse or neglect of their parents.

Ms. Loubriel’s extensive knowledge of human resources, compensation, finance and accounting allows her to make significant contributions to the Board. She also provides thoughtful insight regarding the communication needs of the Company.

Néstor O. Rivera
Mr. Rivera worked for Banco Popular de Puerto Rico for over 45 years, until his retirement on July 2017, starting his career in 1970 under the Management Associate Program working for the Human Resources Division in charge of the Compensation and Salary Administration Department, and ultimately being appointed as the Director of Human Resources in 1986. During his tenure, he has been responsible for various divisions, such as Bank Operations for both Banco Popular de Puerto Rico and Banco Popular North America, and Asset Protection and Real Estate. Mr. Rivera is credited with establishing the Risk and Fraud Control Division in 2009 to prevent and minimize debit and credit card fraud, and the Technology Management Division to centralize all IT requirements and processes after Popular sold a 51% interest in Evertec to AP Carib Holdings, Ltd. Before assuming his former position as Executive Vice President of Retail Banking and Operations, he was Senior Vice President in charge of the Retail Banking Division from 1988 to 2004. Mr. Rivera received an MBA in banking from the Interamerican University and, before joining Banco Popular de Puerto Rico, he served in the United States Air Force, Air National Guard and United States Air Force Reserve.

Mr. Rivera’s experience in sales, marketing, risk and operations has provided him with the knowledge and experience to contribute to the development of the Company’s business strategy, which helps the Board in many important areas.

Alan H. Schumacher
Mr. Schumacher has been a member of our Board since April 2013 and served in the position of Interim Lead Independent Director from January 1 to March 31, 2015. Mr. Schumacher is currently a director of Bluelinx Holdings, Inc., Bluebird Bus Holding, Inc., Warrior Met Coal, Inc., and Albertsons Companies. He has also served as a director of other companies including Noranda Aluminum Holding Corporation from 2008 to 2016, Equable Ascent Financial, LLC from 2009 to 2012 and Anchor Glass Container, Inc. from 2002 to 2006. Mr. Schumacher served on the Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board from 2002 until 2012. He also served on the Board of Quality Distribution Inc. from 2004 to 2015. Mr. Schumacher worked for 23 years at American National Can Corporation and American National Can Group, where he served as Executive Vice President and CFO from 1997 until his retirement in 2000, and Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer from 1988 to 1996.

As a former CFO and member of the Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board, Mr. Schumacher brings to our Board substantial expertise in accounting, and the review and preparation of financial statements and internal controls, which he draws upon as our Audit Committee Chairman, while his vast experience in management at various entities has allowed him to make valuable contributions to the Board in its oversight functions.

Brian J. Smith
Mr. Smith currently serves as incoming President and Chief Operating Officer of the Coca-Cola Company, effective January 1, 2019. Previously he served as Group President of EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa) of the Coca-Cola Company, a position he held since August 1, 2016. Prior to 2016, he was Group President of Latin America (Central America, South America, Mexico and the Caribbean), a position he held since January 2013. The Latin America Group represented $4.9 billion in net revenue and operating income of $2.9 billion in 2013. He was President of Coca-Cola's Mexico division from October 2008 to January 2013, and President of the Brazil division from August 2002 to October 2008. Mr. Smith has also held other strategic and management roles since joining The Coca-Cola Company in 1997, including Latin America Group Manager for Mergers and Acquisitions where he was responsible for bottler and brand transactions in Latin America. Mr. Smith holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago.

Like other members of the Board, Mr. Smith has substantial managerial experience in Latin America. His extensive experience in management makes him a valuable asset to the Company.

Thomas W. Swidarski
Mr. Swidarski’s career spans over 35 years in the financial services and payments industries. He currently serves as CEO of The Telos Alliance, a global audio technology company whose products and services help radio and TV stations produce better programming. Mr. Swidarski also serves on the board of another publicly-traded company, Altra Industrial Motion Corp (“Altra Industrial”). Altra Industrial is a leading global designer and manufacturer of quality power transmission and motion control products used in a variety of industrial applications. He is also Chairman of three privately held technology companies, Bancsource, Inc., Paragon, and Asurint. From 2006 to 2013, Mr. Swidarski was Chief Executive Officer and President of Diebold, Inc., a $3 billion global leader in providing integrated self-service transaction (ATMs) and security systems to the financial, commercial and retail markets in 100 countries. Prior to becoming CEO and President, Mr. Swidarski was Chief Operating Officer and President of Diebold, and served in various other senior strategic development and marketing capacities at Diebold since joining the company in 1996. Before joining Diebold, he worked in the banking industry for 16 years, ultimately serving as Vice President of alternative delivery systems for AmeriTrust Bank and Chief Marketing Officer of PNC Bank. Mr. Swidarski is involved in many non-profit organizations and is a trustee for the University of Dayton.

Mr. Swidarski is a seasoned senior executive with deep industry knowledge. Having served as CEO and President of Diebold, he brings significant international operating and management experience, which adds to the success and growth of the Company.

Procedures for Communications with the Board

All interested parties may communicate directly with the Board of Directors. Any such communications should be directed to our Secretary at the address below and should prominently indicate on the outside of the envelope that it is intended for the Board of Directors or for non-management directors. If no director is specified, the communication will be forwarded to the entire Board. Communications to the Board should be sent to: Board of Directors, EVERTEC, Inc., care of the Secretary, Road 176, Km. 1.3, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00926.