SOURCE: Ecount, a Citi company

September 12, 2007 09:08 ET

Ecount Expands Role in NBPCA

CEO Reappointed to Board of Directors, EVP Joins Advisory Board

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA--(Marketwire - September 12, 2007) - Ecount (www.ecount.com), a Citi company, today announced that CEO Matt Gillin was elected to the National Branded Prepaid Card Association Board of Directors for the second year in a row and EVP Andrew Newcomb was appointed to the Advisory Board. The NBPCA is a non-profit, inter-industry trade association created to advance the success of network branded prepaid cards.

"Ecount has enjoyed a landmark year. We have posted record sales figures, continue to innovate and were recently acquired by Citi," began Matt Gillin, CEO of Ecount. "It is an honor to be recognized by the industry and our peers with these Board distinctions. We look forward to helping design the future of payments."

Ecount, the leading provider of corporate prepaid services, serves more than 1,200 corporate clients with a comprehensive range of product offerings, including refer-a-friend, rebate, wellness, payroll, sales incentives, consumer incentives, employee rewards and more. Ecount's long history of success has been driven by its industry-recognized innovation and customer service.

"Members of the network branded prepaid card industry are united in their desire to pursue a safe and secure environment for prepaid cards in which consumers are free to make informed choices," said Anil D. Aggarwal, NBPCA founder and chairman of the board. "The Association's members, led by its directors, are leaders in this effort and commit significant time and resources to continuing to build this industry through their support of the NBPCA and its educational outreach to media, consumers, government, and law enforcement."

About Ecount

Ecount, a Citi company, provides customized prepaid programs for corporations looking for a simple, convenient and cost effective way to deliver payments. Leveraging Citi's extensive payment platform and Ecount's experience and proprietary prepaid technology, corporations have access to an unmatched solution that enables comprehensive communication and unique brand extension, coupled with more immediate, economical payment delivery. With solutions ranging from incentives to compensation to specialized rewards, Ecount programs empower corporations looking to influence and motivate consumers, employees and partners. Over 1,200 leading corporations, including more than one third of the Fortune 100, rely on Ecount's prepaid solutions to gain a strategic market advantage. For more information, please visit ecount.com.

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