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TSYS Announces Promotion of Keith Pierce to Executive Vice President

Jun 17, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ga., June 17, 2015 — TSYS (NYSE: TSS) today announced the promotion of Keith Pierce to Executive Vice President for Relationship Management. Pierce will be responsible for TSYS' North America consumer, commercial and healthcare lines of business. In addition, he will oversee all production support, client services, risk management solutions and the segment revenue planning office for the North America Services segment.

A 30-year TSYS veteran, Pierce was formerly Group Executive and business leader for the commercial cards and payments business at TSYS, responsible for the overall strategic direction and profitability of the company's commercial business.

Pierce has a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Columbus State University, and currently serves on the Board of Advisors for Commercial Payments International, a global commercial card and payments news and research firm. He also serves on the board of directors of the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Chattahoochee Valley.

"We are excited to add Keith to our senior executive leadership team," said M. Troy Woods, chairman, president and chief executive officer, TSYS. "He has played a pivotal role in our company’s growth for many years, helping make our commercial card business one of the company's best performers. I’m confident his success will carry over into his new, broader role for the company."

About TSYS
At TSYS® (NYSE: TSS), we believe payments should revolve around people, not the other way around. We call this belief People-Centered Payments®. By putting people at the center of every decision we make, TSYS supports financial institutions, businesses and governments in more than 80 countries. Through NetSpend®, A TSYS Company, we empower consumers with the convenience, security, and freedom to be self-banked. TSYS offers issuer services and merchant payment acceptance for credit, debit, prepaid, healthcare and business solutions.

TSYS' headquarters are located in Columbus, Ga., U.S.A., with local offices spread across the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific. TSYS is a member of The Civic 50 and was named one of the 2015 World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere magazine. TSYS routinely posts all important information on its website. For more, please visit us at

Cyle Mims
TSYS Media Relations

Shawn Roberts
TSYS Investor Relations