Rockwell Automation has elected Patricia Watson to the company’s board of directors. Ms. Watson is senior executive vice president and chief information officer of global payments provider Total System Services (TSYS).

Ms. Watson joined TSYS with 17 years of financial services industry experience, serving in a variety of technology-related roles. She currently serves as a board director for Texas Capital Bancshares.

Ms. Watson holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from St. Mary’s College at Notre Dame, and an MBA from the University of Dayton.

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