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TSYS CEO Ranks as Outstanding Performer on NYSE CEO Scorecard

Nov 17, 2015

Troy Woods in top 10% in rankings done by BuyingSellingSignals

COLUMBUS, Ga., Nov. 17, 2015 — TSYS (NYSE: TSS) today announced that the performance of Troy Woods, the company's chairman, president and chief executive officer, has been ranked in the top 10 percent of BuyingSellingSignals (BSS) News Bites’ NYSE Performers for the past year. Woods' performance for TSYS placed 74th out of 2,425 ranked executives – the 96th percentile.

In the past seven years, TSYS' market capitalization has increased by $5.7 billion from $2.9 billion to $8.7 billion (at the time of the ranking, early October 2010). This increase comprises cumulative retained earnings of $1.2 billion and created market value of $4.4 billion.

Woods was elected to serve as chief executive officer and president of TSYS effective July 31, 2014 by the company's board of directors. He was then elected as chairman of the board effective April 28, 2015. This honor recognizes his role in guiding the company's diversification strategy into faster-growing areas of payments as TSYS moved beyond its roots as a third-party processor for bank issuers and merchant acquirers. This included the company's entry into direct merchant acquiring serving hundreds of thousands of businesses, and becoming a leading prepaid services provider supporting millions of underserved consumers who do not have access to traditional financial services.

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