Apriva Appoints Stacey Finley Tappin as Vice President of Sales of the Point of Sale (POS) Division for North America

Apriva Appoints Stacey Finley Tappin as Vice President of Sales of the Point of Sale (POS) Division for North America

Scottsdale, AZ March 23, 2010—Apriva, the leading provider of end-to-end wireless transactions and secure information solutions, today announced that Stacey Finely Tappin has been appointed to the position of Vice President of Sales of the Point of Sale (POS) division for North America. In her new role, Tappin will preside over the organization’s sales operations, focusing on the expansion of wireless payment technology products and services, maximizing growth opportunities from both new and existing customers, and developing new channels of business revenue.

A seasoned professional in the payment industry, Tappin brings more than 20 years of broad experience in sales management, strategic planning, global training and leadership program development to Apriva. Prior to joining Apriva, Tappin was responsible for generating new business and selling new products and services into the existing client base for TSYS Acquiring Solutions as their vice president of sales. During this tenure, she continuously exceeded sales goals and was recognized for her ability to close multi-million dollars deals and form strong relationships with key decision makers. Earlier in her career, Tappin worked at other financial service organizations, including twelve years spent at MasterCard International. Additionally, Tappin is involved in several industry organizations, and is an active member of the ETA (Electronic Transactions Associations) Membership Committee.

“Apriva is delighted that Stacey has become part of our organization,” said Bill Clark, Apriva’s executive vice president for North America. “Stacey brings extensive industry experience and a proven track record to our company. I am confident that under her leadership, Apriva will continue to build upon its customer base position as the leading provider of secure wireless payment solutions in North America.”

About Apriva:
Founded in 1999, Apriva is the leading provider of end-to-end wireless transactions and secure information messaging solutions that meet the exacting security and reliability requirements of financial services providers, government entities, and public service sectors. Through its two operating groups, Apriva Point of Sale (POS) and Apriva Information Security Solutions (ISS), the company offers customers fully-managed, end-to-end, security solutions that incorporate hardware, software, network infrastructure and management tools. For more information, visit www.apriva.com.

Apriva Contacts:

Robin Houston
Apriva
480-421-7033
rhouston@apriva.com

Glenn Goldberg
Parallel Communications Group
516-705-6116
ggoldberg@parallelpr.com