First Data Names CFO

Denver-based First Data said today that it has named Phil Wall as the firm's new Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Wall was most recently the firm's Senior Vice President of Finance for its international operations. Wall replaces Kim Patmore, who was CFO of the firm since February of 2000. No reason for the change was given. Wall joined First data in 2002, having previously served with Equifax and Schlumberger.