Tim Murfet has been appointed as CIO of global electronics payment provider, Ixaris.
Murfet, who was previously managing director for technology consulting at Accenture in the UK, will be responsible for both developing new supporting business through technology.
Murfet, said, "Taking on the position of CIO at Ixaris allows me to combine my skill-sets of IT and payments in a rapidly expanding and innovative Internet company. It's exciting times for the payments industry and the business in general and I look forward to playing a part in its future success."
At Accenture Technology Consulting (UK). Murfet ran a business unit comprising about 450 consultants with a focus on sales and delivery of IT projects for large clients. He also spent time as the global lead of the enterprise architecture practice and European lead of the architecture and technology practice.
Ixaris specialises in developing global applications based on open-loop (Visa and MasterCard) pre-paid card schemes.