Transact Appoints Arun Ahuja to Senior Vice President and General Manager of Campus Commerce

Financial Services and Digital Payments Executive Brings 20+ Years Experience to Team

SCOTTSDALE, AZ – November 28, 2023 –  Transact Campus, Inc.“Transact,” the award-winning leader in innovative campus technology and payment solutions, today announced the appointment of Arun Ahuja as the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Campus Commerce. Transact Campus Commerce is a one-stop solution for on- and off-campus dining, with features such as cloud POS, mobile ordering, kiosks, registers, and off-campus merchant solutions.

Ahuja brings more than 20 years of experience in financial services and leading high-performing digital payments teams. In his new role, Ahuja will be responsible for all aspects of the Campus Commerce business including driving the vision, strategy, and execution across our entire suite of campus commerce-enabled solutions.

“I am eager to bring my experience and insights from more than two decades in financial services to such a well-established team like Transact,” noted Ahuja. “With a comprehensive Campus Commerce program in place, I aim to take the initiative to the next level, by partnering with our clients to bring innovative and engaging experiences to their students.”

Arun previously served as Senior Vice President of Client Solutions, Banking and Fintech Division at Paymentus, where he led the launch of the Paymentus’ Instant Payment Network to financial institutions. Before that, Arun was Senior Vice President and General Manager at FIS Digital Payments, where he led the transformation of the Bill Payment product into a full money movement suite of services including peer-to-peer payments via Zelle.

“Arun brings a proven track record to the Transact family,” said Laura Newell-McLaughlin, Executive Vice President of Integrated Payments and Campus Commerce at Transact. “Arun’s drive, unique skill set, and breadth of experience make him an ideal leader to guide the expansion of Transact Campus Commerce and enhanced dining experience for all of our campuses nationwide.”

About Transact Campus
Transact Campus is the leader in innovative payment, campus ID and commerce solutions for a connected campus. Transact’s highly configurable, mobile-centric campus technology ecosystem simplifies the student experience across the full spectrum of student life. Transact’s offerings include integrated solutions for tuition and other student expense payments, multi-purpose campus IDs, and campus commerce. With a long-standing reputation in the education community, Transact proudly serves over 12 million students across more than 1,850 client institutions. Since inception, Transact has facilitated more than $49 billion in payments annually, has provisioned over 1 million mobile credentials and has enabled hundreds of millions of contactless mobile wallet transactions and purchases. For more information, visit

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