SOURCE: Direct Insite Corp.

Direct Insite Corp.

December 29, 2009 16:15 ET

Direct Insite Appoints Charles S. Mechem, Jr. to the Board of Directors

SUNRISE, FL--(Marketwire - December 29, 2009) - Direct Insite Corp. (OTCBB: DIRI), a global provider of financial supply chain automation across Procure-to-Pay and Order-to-Cash business processes, today announced that Charles S. Mechem, Jr. has been appointed to the Board of Directors. Mr. Mechem, 79, was formerly the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Taft Broadcasting and Great American Broadcasting Company from 1967 until his retirement in 1990. Previously he was a partner in the law firm of Taft, Stettinius & Hollister, Cincinnati, Ohio from 1955 to 1967. He is also a business advisor to professional athletes and is Commissioner Emeritus of the Ladies Professional Golf Association ("LPGA"). Mr. Mechem holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Miami University (Ohio) and a Juris Doctorate degree from Yale University School of Law. He also holds honorary degrees from Miami University and Ohio University. He has been active on many boards of directors including philanthropic organizations and was formerly the Chairman of the Board of Cincinnati Bell and Convergys Corporation.

"We welcome Charles to our Board and we believe he will bring valued advice and guidance to Direct Insite with his extensive business and life experience," said James A. Cannavino, Chairman and CEO.

About Direct Insite

Direct Insite provides best practice financial supply chain automation and workflow efficiencies for procure-to-pay and order-to-cash processing. The Company's global eInvoice Management services automate complex manual business processes such as invoice validation, order matching, consolidation, dispute handling, and e-payment processing. Direct Insite solutions are used by more than 20,000 users across 65 countries, 17 languages and multiple currencies. For more information, call (631) 873-2900, or visit

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Contact Information

  • Corporate Contact:
    Michael J. Beecher
    Chief Financial Officer
    Direct Insite Corp.