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ACI Worldwide Appoints Ravi Pochiraju Senior Vice President, Growth Markets

Senior payments executive to oversee ACI’s expansion in global markets

Thursday, October 13, 2016

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NAPLES, FLA—October 13, 2016—ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, today announced the appointment of Ravi Pochiraju as senior vice president for growth markets

Pochiraju has held senior roles at First Data Corporation, Six Sigma Associates and Citigroup. At First Data, Pochiraju was head of the Asia Pacific region. Previously, he founded and served as president for Six Sigma Associates, a boutique business transformation and performance improvement consultancy focused on the financial services industry. Pochiraju served in a variety of global roles at Citi that spanned multiple functions as well as geographical locations.

Pochiraju will lead ACI’s efforts to expand its brand and business presence in emerging markets such as Latin America, the Middle East, ASEAN and Asia Pacific, as well developed markets including Australia, Japan and Korea.

“ACI is well positioned to capitalize on the tremendous evolving opportunities in emerging markets, both in the area of our traditional strengths in banking as well as the exploding eCommerce and merchant marketplace,” said Pochiraju. “It’s an exciting time in the world of fintech, and we have a great team focused on enabling our partners to succeed in a rapidly changing industry.”

“Ravi has vast global experience leading major groups within some of the world’s leading companies,” said Craig Saks, group president, ACI Worldwide. “He’ll bring tremendous focus to our expanding footprint in these growing and important markets.” 

About ACI Worldwide

ACI Worldwide, the Universal Payments (UP) company, powers electronic payments for more than 5,100 organizations around the world. More than 1,000 of the largest financial institutions and intermediaries, as well as thousands of global merchants, rely on ACI to execute $14 trillion each day in payments and securities. In addition, myriad organizations utilize our electronic bill presentment and payment services. Through our comprehensive suite of software solutions delivered on customers’ premises or through ACI’s private cloud, we provide real-time, immediate payments capabilities and enable the industry’s most complete omni-channel payments experience. To learn more about ACI, please visit You can also find us on Twitter @ACI_Worldwide.

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