Ed Martinez

Ed Martinez was vice president in the AT&T finance organization, and executive director and president of the award winning BellSouth Affiliate Services Corporation (BASC), the BellSouth shared services entity. Ed’s role in AT&T finance included helping lead the merger transition activities associated with integrating BellSouth's finance functions and systems into the new AT&T. He also more recently led the Wendy's Shared Sevices Organization, previously known as Wendy's/Arby's Shared Services.

The AP process, and the full procure-to-pay process stream, present key opportunities for quickly creating cost efficiencies. A 17-year finance veteran shares some of the best practices that have generated cash across multiple companies...Full Article »
The Shared Services and Outsourcing Industry I was recently approached by an organization (i.e., a University system) that is attempting to create a shared services environment for certain functions. One of the leaders of the organization asked me this direct question: " the Shared Services concept seems to continue to spread. We hear a lot...Full Article »
Creating a common focus on easy-to-understand performance metrics is one way to drive behaviour towards common definitions of success, explains BellSouth’s Ed Martinez...Full Article »
Eight key attributes of a successful shared services center business model...Full Article »