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MAG Summer 2022 SIG: Mass Merchant

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  • Ken Grogan | Director Treasury Services - Wakefern Food Corp.

    Ken is a Finance professional with over 30 years’ experience in Treasury/Payments. He joined Wakefern Food Corp. in July 2007 as Manager of Treasury Services and was promoted to Director in March 2015. Prior to joining Wakefern, Ken had a successful 20 year career on Wall Street working in Treasury for Shearson Lehman Brothers, National Financial Services (Fidelity Investments) and TD Waterhouse. Ken has a BBA in Accounting from Pace University in New York City.

    Ken has been an active member of the MAG for over 8 years, participating in the MAG Advocacy & Communications and Collaboration committees, EMV and SRC Communities of Practice and is currently one of the co-chairs of the Collaboration Committee. He is a co-leader of the SIG Mass Merchant group and has served on MAG panels at several industry conferences. Ken has also been on the EPS (Electronic Payment Systems) committee for FMI (Food Marketing Institute) for the past 10+ years and currently serves as the Committee Chair.

  • Heather Sargeant | AVP Finance - Bath & Body Works

  • Callum Godwin | Chief Economist, CMSPI

    CMSPI is a dedicated, independent team of expert consultants and analysts which advises merchants how to optimise and reduce their payment acceptance costs.

    We work across all areas of consumer payments and our objective is always to secure the best end-to-end solution for our clients. We add significant additional value to current supplier arrangements as we bring unique insight, analysis and benchmarking along with over 20 years’ of experience in all areas of the consumer payments supply chain. CMSpi is able to break down complex supply chains, provide transparency, negotiate the best rates and implement a payments structure that is right for you.

    We typically achieve six and seven figure annual savings for our clients in multiple sectors. Our international payments expertise has enabled us to work with world-leading organisations, such as McDonald’s Restaurants, ExxonMobil, Pizza Hut, Aldi, Enterprise Rent-a-Car, H&M and Marriott Hotels. CMSpi has grown to manage projects delivering in excess of $36m of annual cost savings in 2014 alone, for merchants processing over $170bn in revenue. Our combined strength and power ensure a best-in-market service and pricing, irrespective of company size and turnover.

June 15, 2022
Wed 11:30 AM CDT

Duration 1H 0M

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