Planet Group Hires Bob Guy.
To Lead Client, Product and Project Management.

Sept. 15, 2014

OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 29, 2014 (Business Wire) — Planet Group Inc., the leading provider of software and consulting services that turn technology into valuable business solutions for the electronic payments industry, announced today the hiring of payment industry veteran Bob Guy as director of client relations and product. Guy will oversee all client and product management activities, as well as Planet Group’s project management office.

“I am pleased to welcome Bob Guy to Planet Group,” states Tom Nichting, president and chief executive officer. “Bob’s knowledge of both payments issuing and acquiring, plus strong relationship skills make him an ideal addition to the Planet Group team,” adds Nichting. “He will certainly play a key role in strengthening customer relationships and driving growth as we take our business to the next level.”

Guy comes to Planet Group from Experian, where he was a vice president with responsibility for managing strategic client relationships, plus developing the company’s partner program strategy. Prior to Experian, Bob managed strategic alliances and business development for CSG Systems. Bob joined CSG via the acquisition of Prairie Interactive Messaging, where he was senior vice president of client relationships and product, doubling the size of the overall business during his tenure. Bob began his payments career with First Data, holding a number of executive positions in client management, product and business development, training and sales over a 15 year period. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in communications from Nebraska Wesleyan University

About Planet Group, Inc. (

Planet Group, Inc. is the leading provider of software and consulting services, turning technology into valuable business solutions for the electronic payments industry. Founded in 1996, Planet Group offers a diverse portfolio of offerings such as merchant payment processing, gift and loyalty programs, customer e-correspondence solutions, business process management, technology managed services and more that help payments companies streamline business processes, reduce costs and enhance productivity. Planet Group is privately held and headquartered in Omaha, Neb., employing more than 150 payments professionals. The company is a member of the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA). For additional information, please visit


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