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John Drechny

CEO, Merchant Advisory Group (MAG)


John Drechny has been CEO of the Merchant Advisory Group (MAG) since 2019. As CEO, he helps MAG’s merchant members drive positive change and innovation in the payments industry. Prior to joining the MAG, Drechny enjoyed a 20-year career at Walmart holding various leadership positions in Payments Acceptance, Marketing, and Financial Services. As part of the leadership of Walmart’s Payments team, Drechny helped shape and implement a comprehensive strategy increasing the ease of payments in an omni-channel environment.  In addition to his work at the MAG and Walmart, Drechny has participated in many cross-functional payments industry groups including the Faster Payments Council and U.S. Payments Forum, where he has held Board positions.

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