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Marc Rothman Appointed VeriFone Chief Financial Officer; Jay Parsons to Head Digital Media and Taxi Operations

  Marc Rothman Appointed VeriFone Chief Financial Officer; Jay Parsons to Head
  Digital Media and Taxi Operations

Former CFO Robert Dykes and Vice Chairman Bud Waller Retire

Business Wire

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- February 4, 2013

VeriFone Systems, Inc. (NYSE: PAY), today announced the appointment of Marc E.
Rothman, former chief financial officer of Motorola Mobility, Inc., to
executive vice president and chief financial officer, and Jay Parsons to
senior vice president, digital media and taxi operations, effective today.
Additionally, VeriFone announced the retirements of Chief Financial Officer
Robert Dykes, 63, and Vice Chairman Elmore (Bud) Waller, 63. Following a
transition of responsibilities, both executives will retire effective February
28, 2013.

Marc E. Rothman, former chief financial officer of Motorola Mobility, Inc.,
joins VeriFone as execut ...

Marc E. Rothman, former chief financial officer of Motorola Mobility, Inc.,
joins VeriFone as executive vice president and chief financial officer,
succeeding Robert Dykes who is retiring. (Photo: Business Wire)

“Marc Rothman's experience leading financial strategy and governance, along
with his global experience helping to build operations, particularly in
emerging markets as both the CFO of Motorola Mobility and in senior finance
roles within Motorola, Inc., aligns extremely well with VeriFone’s goals,”
said VeriFone Chief Executive Officer Douglas G. Bergeron.

Rothman, 48, joined Motorola, Inc., through the acquisition of General
Instrument in 2000, and eventually rose to become worldwide controller of the
former Motorola, Inc. He oversaw all financial activities of Motorola Mobility
and led the company’s spin-off transaction from its former parent and eventual

Bob Dykes welcomed Rothman as his successor, saying, “My time at VeriFone
during expansion of electronic payments into new markets and geographies has
been gratifying and exciting. Marc is a perfect choice to oversee the
company’s financial and operational performance.”

Parsons, 47, joined VeriFone in September of 2011 and has played an integral
role in driving the successful development of VeriFone's interactive digital
solutions platform for the petroleum and retail businesses. He previously
served 13 years with Catalina Marketing in executive management roles,
including executive vice president of its U.S. packaged goods business unit
helping manufacturer and retail brands deliver unprecedented performance, and
as president of Catalina’s global healthcare business.

“Jay Parsons has overseen business development, strategic planning and program
implementation for media within VeriFone’s North American business unit and is
well prepared to take over global activities for taxi solutions and
payment-enabled digital media,” Bergeron said. “Bud Waller and Bob Dykes have
each performed in critical roles for VeriFone and I thank them both for their

Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of
1995 for VeriFone Systems, Inc.

This press release includes certain forward-looking statements related to
VeriFone Systems, Inc. within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation
Reform Act of 1995. These statements are based on VeriFone management’s
current expectations or beliefs and are subject to uncertainty and changes in
circumstances. Actual results may vary materially from those expressed or
implied by the forward-looking statements herein due to changes in economic,
business, competitive, technological and/or regulatory factors, and other
risks and uncertainties affecting the operation of the business of VeriFone
Systems, Inc. These risks and uncertainties include: customer acceptance and
adoption of our new solution offerings, our ability to protect against fraud,
the status of our relationship with and condition of third parties upon whom
we rely in the conduct of our business, our dependence on a limited number of
customers, uncertainties related to the conduct of our business
internationally, our dependence on a limited number of key employees, short
product cycles, rapidly changing technologies and maintaining competitive
leadership position with respect to our payment solution offerings. For a
further list and description of such risks and uncertainties, see our filings
with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our annual report on
Form 10-K and our quarterly reports on Form 10-Q. VeriFone is under no
obligation to, and expressly disclaims any obligation to, update or alter its
forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future
events, changes in assumptions or otherwise.

About VeriFone Systems, Inc. (

VeriFone Systems, Inc. (“VeriFone”) (NYSE: PAY) is the global leader in secure
electronic payment solutions. VeriFone provides expertise, solutions and
services that add value to the point of sale with merchant-operated,
consumer-facing and self-service payment systems for the financial, retail,
hospitality, petroleum, government and healthcare vertical markets. VeriFone
solutions are designed to meet the needs of merchants, processors and
acquirers in developed and emerging economies worldwide.

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