RDM Corporation names new head of marketing



    Toronto Stock Exchange Symbol: RC

    WATERLOO, ON, Sept. 4 /CNW/ - RDM Corporation (TSX: RC), a leading
provider of specialized software and hardware products for electronic payment
processing, today announced the appointment of Michael J. Murphy as Vice
President, Marketing. His mandate will be to build on RDM's leadership
position in the rapidly growing remote deposit capture marketplace. Mr. Murphy
replaces outgoing VP of Marketing Tom Kettell.
    "We are very pleased to welcome Michael to our executive team," said
Douglas Newman, President and CEO of RDM Corporation. "He is a marketing
veteran with a great track record both in major corporations and in rapidly
growing, entrepreneurial organizations. Michael also has intimate knowledge of
the U.S. transaction processing sector, which is the focus of our growth
strategy."
    Mr. Murphy has over 25 years of sales and marketing experience. Most
recently he was Vice President of Marketing at Transaction Network Services
(NYSE:   TNS), a leading provider of business critical data communications
services to processors of credit card, debit card and ATM transactions, as
well as secure data and voice network services for the global financial
services industry. His prior experience includes increasingly senior roles at
Fortune-100 consumer packaged goods companies Procter & Gamble, RJR/Nabisco
and Mobil Oil. Mr. Murphy earned an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at
Dartmouth College.
    "I am very excited by the growth prospects at RDM," said Michael Murphy.
"The remote deposit capture market represents a tremendous opportunity, and
RDM has staked out a unique claim as a leading provider of both hardware and
software products. From a marketing standpoint we need to solidify and enhance
RDM's positioning in the minds of our customers and distribution partners."

    About RDM Corporation

    RDM Corporation is headquartered in Waterloo, Ontario and trades on the
Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol RC. RDM is a leading provider of
specialized software and hardware products for electronic payment processing.
RDM has pioneered electronic cheque conversion systems and web-based image and
transaction management services for banks, retailers, payment processors and
government agencies. RDM's Image & Transaction Management System (ITMS(R)) is
an industry leading e-check processing solution whereby transaction
information can be remotely captured and processed electronically from
distributed locations, freeing up significant customer float time and
significantly reducing costs associated with returned checks. For further
information, visit RDM's website at www.rdmcorp.com.

    This news release contains forward-looking statements. Forward-looking
statements are based on estimates and assumptions made by RDM in light of its
experience and its perception of historical trends, current conditions and
expected future developments, as well as other factors that RDM believes are
appropriate in the circumstances. Many factors could cause RDM's actual
results, performance or achievements to differ materially from those expressed
or implied by forward-looking statements. Risk factors relating to RDM are
discussed in the Risks and Uncertainties section of RDM's Annual Information
Form and year-end Management's Discussion and Analysis. These factors should
be considered carefully, and readers should not place undue reliance on RDM's
forward-looking statements. RDM has no intention and undertakes no obligation
to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new
information, future events or otherwise.





For further information:

For further information: Jeff Codispodi, Investor Relations, The Equicom
Group Inc., (416) 815-0700 ext. 261 phone, (416) 815-0080 fax,
jcodispodi@equicomgroup.com; James Merwin, Chief Financial Officer, RDM
Corporation, (519) 746-8483 ext. 284 phone, (519) 746-3317 fax,
jmerwin@rdmcorp.com

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