Anthony (Tony) S. Marino joined First Data in March 2015 as Executive Vice President and Head of Human Resources. He leads the global HR team in its continued support of First Data’s ongoing transformation from a payments processor to a collaborative technology company and solutions provider for merchants and financial institutions around the world. Tony’s team is responsible for attracting, developing and retaining the talent necessary to achieve First Data’s ambitious goals and in building the high-performance culture necessary for continued domestic and global expansion.
Tony is a seasoned HR executive with an outstanding background in financial services. He most recently served as EVP & chief human resources officer (CHRO) at The Guardian Life Insurance Company and prior to that he was general manager of global HR and CHRO at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, one of the largest bank holding companies in the world, where he was the first American appointed to an office in Japan in BTMU’s 130-year history. Tony was previously CHRO at Ally Financial, where he was instrumental in the restructuring and turnaround of the nation’s largest auto finance company. As a certified Six Sigma black belt, he was key to the enterprise-wide implementation of Six Sigma at Bank of America.
Earlier in his career, Tony worked for AlliedSignal (now Honeywell) and Pepsi Food Systems, two companies long known for HR best practices. His roles have included global assignments in Europe and Asia.
Tony is chairman of the University of North Carolina - Wilmington International Advisory Board. He is also a frequent lecturer on HR topics and the author of a leadership-development workbook series titled “The LeaderSource” in addition to numerous articles on leadership and performance. He received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Ohio University.
Tony is as a member of the Management Committee and reports to Frank Bisignano, First Data’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.