January 05, 2010 09:01 ET

Ingenico Appoints Deborah Dixson as Senior Vice President of Security Solutions for North America

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - January 5, 2010) - Ingenico, the leading provider of payment solutions, announces today the appointment of Deborah Dixson as Senior Vice President of Security Solutions for the North American Region. She will report to Christopher Justice, President, North America.

In this new position, Dixson is responsible for driving Ingenico's security solutions and PCI-data security compliance architecture for retail and banking clients.

"Security has always been and remains Ingenico's core consideration. It underpins everything we do from our payment terminal design process to our managed service offerings," Justice said. "Deborah brings rich experience to Ingenico's security solutions strategy and an unparalleled depth of knowledge to support our customers' PCI data security compliance efforts."

"I am delighted to join and lead Ingenico's dedicated security team to help our customers protect their brand by safeguarding cardholder data through the entire transaction processing chain," said Dixson. "Never before has security been at the forefront of open discussions among retailers and processors as it is today. Our customers are bombarded with a multitude of security products; I am excited about the opportunity to bring Ingenico's security solutions to help our customers sort through the confusion and build their PCI data security compliance environment."

Dixson, a University of Wisconsin-Stout graduate, joins Ingenico from Best Buy where she was most recently the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and led the 11th largest retailer in the world to PCI-Compliance. She represented Best Buy on the CIO council for the National Retail Federation as well as the PCI Security Standards Council. She co-founded the Twin Cities Chief Security Officer Summit.

About Ingenico (ING)

Ingenico (Euronext: FR0000125346 - ING) is a leading provider of payment solutions, with over 15 million terminals deployed in more than 125 countries. Its 2,850 employees worldwide support retailers, banks and service providers to optimize and secure their electronic payments solutions, develop their offer of services and increase their point of sales revenue. Ingenico generated pro-forma revenue of USD 1.2 billion in 2008. Ingenico is ISO-9001 certified. More information on

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    Svy Nekrasas
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