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TSYS CIO Patty Watson Named One of the Most Influential Women in Payments

Feb 10, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ga., Feb. 10, 2016 — TSYS (NYSE: TSS) today announced that Patty Watson, senior executive vice president and chief information officer (CIO), has been named as one of the Most Influential Women in Payments in 2016 by PaymentsSource.

"Throughout her 17 years in the industry, Patty's commitment to making a difference at work and in the community has been an inspiration," said M. Troy Woods, chairman, president and chief executive officer, TSYS. "She's driving a vision to integrate TSYS payment solutions across our three businesses — issuer processing, merchant services and prepaid program management — to benefit the clients, businesses and customers we serve."

Watson was named senior executive vice president and chief information officer of TSYS in September 2015. All of the women honored were chosen by the editors of PaymentsSource for their commitment to drive change and develop innovative solutions in the payments industry. For a complete list of the honorees, and to learn more about the 2016 Most Influential Women in Payments, click here.

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