Las Vegas - Jason Oxman, industry affairs senior VP for the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), has been named CEO of the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), the global trade association representing the payments processing industry.
The appointment, effective May 7, was made during the 2012 ETA Annual Meeting and Expo, here, which continues through April 19.
As CEO of ETA, Oxman will serve as the payments industry's spokesman, advocate and ambassador before state and federal policymakers, other industries and partners, and the media on behalf of ETA's more than 500 member companies. He will also direct the staff, operations and initiatives of the association.
"I am delighted to join this incredible organization that is so critical to the continued success of the payments industry," said Oxman. "ETA member companies touch, enrich and improve the lives of every consumer while making the global flow of commerce possible. I look forward to working with ETA's talented staff, members and volunteer leaders to fulfill ETA's mission to grow our industry."
Oxman, who joined CEA in November 2006, previously worked at the Federal Communications Commission to develop and implement technology and broadband policies. A former broadcast journalist at commercial and public radio stations, Oxman is also an attorney. He serves on the boards of two non-profit organizations, Learning Ally in Washington D.C., and the Cushing's Island Conservation Corporation, an environmental land trust in Maine.