Verifone, Inc., the leading provider of payment solutions, today announced the appointment of Dr. James C. Castle to the board of directors.
“Jim Castle brings a wealth of operational experience and will be a valuable asset in shaping the future growth of Verifone,” said Douglas G. Bergeron, chairman and CEO of Verifone.
Dr. Castle was formerly the chairman and CEO of DST Systems of California, Inc. (formerly USCS International, Inc.), a worldwide provider of computer services to the cable industry and a provider of billing services to the cable, telephony, financial services and utility industries. Previously, Dr. Castle was president and CEO of Teradata Corporation, until that company merged with NCR Corporation, a subsidiary of AT&T. Earlier, Dr. Castle was chairman, president, CEO and a director of Infotron Systems Corporation.
Dr. Castle earned a Ph.D. in computer and information sciences from the University of Pennsylvania, a M.S.E.E. from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. from the United States Military Academy. Dr. Castle is also a director of ADC Telecommunications, Inc., the PMI Group, Inc. and Southwest Water Company, Inc.
About Verifone, Inc.
Verifone, Inc., a global leader in secure electronic payment technologies, provides expertise, solutions and services for today with a migration strategy for tomorrow. Verifone delivers solutions that add value to the point of sale, resulting in improved merchant retention and the generation of new sources of revenue for its partners and customers. Verifone solutions are specifically designed to meet the needs of vertical markets including financial, retail, petroleum, government and healthcare. Verifone has shipped over eleven million electronic payment systems since inception in 1981.