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MATTHEWS, N.C. – Mark Robertson, the acting chief executive officer at (Nasdaq: PTEK), is no longer in an “acting” role.

The company’s board named him as CEO earlier this week.

Robertson has been serving as acting CEO for the past nine months. He also will continue to serve as chief financial officer. He joined the firm in October 2007.

"With Mark at the helm, we have a leader who brings a strong financial orientation along with the broad sales, marketing, operations and process disciplines necessary to effectively grow this business and create value,” said board chairman Lyle Berman.