Verifone, Inc., the leading provider of payment solutions, today announced the appointment of Dr. Leslie G. Denend to the board of directors.
“Les Denend has a wealth of experience as an operating executive, public company director and government advisor. We are honored to have his experience on our Board,” said Douglas G. Bergeron, chairman and CEO of Verifone.
In his long and distinguished career, Dr. Denend has served as president of Network Associates, CEO of Network General Corporation and CEO of Vitalink Communications Corporation. Previously, he was executive vice president at 3Com Corporation and was a partner in McKinsey & Company.
Dr. Denend served as special assistant to the assistant to the President for National Security Affairs. He was an advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and he served as a director of The Cabinet Council on Economic Affairs. Dr. Denend earned a Ph.D. and an M.B.A. from Stanford University and a B.S. from the United States Air Force Academy. He also currently serves as a director of Exponent Inc. and McAfee, 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.