Pay Linx adds Payments Industry Veteran Robert Pearce to Board of Directors

    EDMONTON, Sept. 2 /CNW/ - Pay Linx Financial Corporation ("Pay Linx" or
the "Company") (TSX-V: PIN), a provider of services and infrastructure
enabling the replacement of cash and cheque payments with electronic payment
cards, today announced that Robert W. Pearce has been appointed to its Board
of Directors.
    Robert Pearce has over 25 years of experience in the financial services
industry. Most recently he was President and CEO of the Personal and
Commercial Client Group at BMO Financial Group. He previously served as
Executive Vice President of Electronic Banking Services, where he had
responsibility for BMO's credit and debit card businesses. While at BMO,
Mr. Pearce co-founded two new businesses: Moneris Solutions Inc., a provider
of electronic payment solutions for merchants; and Partners First Inc., a
US-based credit card business.
    Mr. Pearce was recently appointed to the Board of Directors of Interac
Association. He served for seven years on the Board of Directors at MasterCard
International, and was Chair of the Executive Council of the Canadian Bankers
    "We are very pleased to add someone with Rob's credentials to our board,"
said David Sutin, Chairman of Pay Linx Financial Corporation. "He has a
tremendous track record of establishing and growing businesses, both from a
strategic and operational perspective."
    "We expect Rob to play an active role in the Company," said Ian McNeill,
President and CEO of Pay Linx. "He will be working with management to execute
on new business opportunities in the payments industry, and his depth of
knowledge and contacts should prove invaluable."

    About Pay Linx

    Pay Linx Financial Corporation (TSX-V: PIN) delivers affordable,
accessible and contemporary payment processing services that integrate
seamlessly into the Interac and MasterCard financial networks in North
America. Pay Linx, which is 27% owned by Royal Bank of Canada ("RBC"),
provides services to RBC for Canadian governments through QuickLinx(TM)
replacing cheque and voucher payments. Pay Linx, through Bank West, a Canadian
financial institution, and Palm Desert National Bank, a United States
financial institution, also delivers new and innovative financial payment
solutions for corporations to better serve their customers. Pay Linx services
support governments and corporations to replace cash and cheque payments based
on services and infrastructure provided by Pay Linx. Pay Linx instant issuing
services allow corporations to issue and fund a Pre-Paid Interac or MasterCard
in real time allowing the beneficiary to select their own PIN number using a
Pay Linx PIN and Card Activation terminal. This allows the beneficiary to have
instant access to funds that can be reloaded by the corporation.

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For further information:

For further information: Ian McNeill, President and CEO, Pay Linx
Financial Corporation, Tel: (780) 702-4710, Email:,; Marshall Rosichuk, CMA, CFO, Pay Linx Financial Corporation,
Tel: (780) 702-4702, Email:,

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