SOURCE: Sabrix, Inc.

January 31, 2008 08:07 ET

Industry Leader in Electronic Payment Software Joins Sabrix Board of Directors

Successful Entrepreneur and Operational Leader Strengthens Company Board

SAN RAMON, CA--(Marketwire - January 31, 2008) - Sabrix®, Inc., a leading provider of transaction tax management for companies of all sizes, today announced that Joseph Mullen has joined the Sabrix Board of Directors. Mr. Mullen also serves as the Chairman of the Board of Bottomline Technologies (NASDAQ: EPAY), a leader in collaborative payment and invoice automation solutions.

Mr. Mullen previously served as President and CEO of Bottomline Technologies, which has led the industry with software-based electronic payment solutions designed to help banks, financial institutions, and corporations streamline their financial transaction processes. Mr. Mullen was named the 2007 New Hampshire High Technology Council Entrepreneur of the Year; and he also serves on the boards of V-Kernel Corp. and United Way of the Greater Seacoast.

As one of five original employees of Bottomline Technologies, Mr. Mullen led the Portsmouth, NH-based company's growth in annual sales to over $115 million, assuming the role of president and CEO in 2002. Today, Bottomline's 550 employees with offices in the U.S., U.K., France, and Australia, support more than 9,000 customers worldwide, including 60 of the Fortune 100, 90 of the FTSE (Financial Times) 100, and 15 of the top 25 global banks.

"We are pleased to have Joe join the Sabrix Board of Directors," stated Steve L. Adams, Sabrix president and CEO. "Joe brings a wealth of experience as an entrepreneur, an operational leader, and a strategic thinker. He has demonstrable experience growing a company, serving as a public company CEO, and driving annual recurring revenue. Joe has been squarely focused on financial transaction processing for most of his career, and his experience and expertise are directly applicable to our company's mission. His participation on the board will strengthen our leadership as well as our public image, but most importantly, it will reinforce the message to our customers that we are focused on operational excellence at all levels of the company."

Prior to Bottomline Technologies, Mr. Mullen held sales and marketing management positions at IBM. He is a graduate of the University of Vermont, and he lectures and is in the business mentor program at the Whittemore School of Business and Economics, University of New Hampshire.

About Sabrix, Inc.

Sabrix, Inc. is a leading provider of transaction tax management for companies of all sizes, enabling finance, tax, and IT professionals to achieve accurate, timely, and cost-effective compliance for sales tax, use tax, Value Added Tax (VAT), excise tax and industry-specific taxes and fees. The Sabrix Application Suite serves global enterprises such as, BASF, Cisco, DTE Energy, IBM, QUALCOMM, Sportsman's Warehouse, and York International. The Sabrix Application Suite seamlessly connects to all financial applications requiring the determination, calculation, and recording of transaction taxes. The company also offers the Sabrix Managed Tax Service™ (MTS), an outsourced transaction tax compliance service that helps finance departments of small-and-medium-sized businesses eliminate the hassle, control their audit exposure, and reduce the total cost of sales tax, use tax, and VAT compliance. Sabrix MTS seamlessly integrates with a company's existing accounting and e-commerce systems, and, similar to outsourced payroll services, operates as a trusted extension of a company's finance department to address tax compliance from start to finish: address validation, tax rate maintenance, tax determination and calculation, returns preparation and filing as well as audit research and documentation. For more information, please visit

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