SOURCE: Blackhawk Network

November 16, 2010 11:53 ET

Blackhawk Network Appoints Dan Dmochowski to President of International

PLEASANTON, CA--(Marketwire - November 16, 2010) - Blackhawk Network, a leading provider of prepaid and financial payments products for consumers and businesses, today announced the promotion of Dan Dmochowski to President of International. In his new role, Dmochowski will have full responsibility for all of Blackhawk's International operations, including the development of both product distribution and card partnerships. To date, Blackhawk Network has successfully secured partnerships with leading retailers in countries such as Canada, Mexico, United Kingdom, France, and Australia.

Under Dmochowski's direction, Blackhawk Network has expanded from the United States to 17 countries around the world, and established relationships with the top retailers in each of these countries.

"As a member of Blackhawk since its founding, Dan has played an instrumental role in Blackhawk's expansion over the last nine years," said Bill Tauscher, Chairman and CEO at Blackhawk Network. "Under Dan's keen leadership he and his team have contributed significantly to Blackhawk's success both in the U.S. and abroad. The strategic appointment of Dan to president of International reinforces Blackhawk's dedication and commitment to the international marketplace."

About Blackhawk Network
Blackhawk Network, a subsidiary of Safeway Inc., is a leading provider of prepaid and financial payments products for consumers and businesses. The company's Gift Card Mall™ offers the industry's most popular prepaid gift card and telecom products. Gift Card Mall reaches more than 165 million people each week through an exclusive network of leading grocery stores, big box, and convenience, pharmacy, and specialty stores and is available through Internet retailers including GiftCardMall.com. Blackhawk Network's business solutions include reward and incentive programs that offer choice and flexibility through a wide array of card brands, custom designed Visa® prepaid cards and fulfillment options.

Headquartered in Pleasanton, California, Blackhawk Network Inc. has offices in the United States, Australia, Canada, France, Mexico and the United Kingdom. For more information about Blackhawk Network visit www.blackhawknetwork.com and www.giftcardmall.com.

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