Verifone Names Rowan Trollope to Board of Directors

Verifone Names Rowan Trollope to Board of Director

Verifone (NYSE: PAY), a world leader in payment and commerce solutions announced today the appointment of Rowan Trollope, senior vice president and general manager of IoT and Applications for Cisco Systems, to its board of directors effective immediately.

Trollope is a 26-year veteran of the enterprise software industry. He joined Cisco in 2012 to lead the re-invention of its collaboration business, and is currently responsible for delivering the company’s internet of things (IoT) technology solutions across multiple market segments. Prior to Cisco, he spent more than 20 years at Symantec, most recently serving as group president overseeing Sales, Marketing and Product Development. Trollope is also a general partner at a venture-backed accelerator focused on enterprise software-as-a-service companies, and a co-founder of PrintManager, a green-tech software company based in Menlo Park, Calif.

“We welcome the opportunity to add Rowan Trollope to the board,” said Alex W. (Pete) Hart, Verifone chairman. “He is a highly-regarded executive and will be a very valuable addition.”

“Rowan is an accomplished software executive who embodies Verifone’s values and has a demonstrated track record in product development,” said Paul Galant, CEO of Verifone. “He will play an important role on our board as we continue to transform Verifone from a device vendor to a solutions provider.”

The addition of Trollope increases the size of Verifone’s board to nine members. He will be appointed to the Audit Committee.

Verifone is transforming everyday transactions into opportunities for connected commerce. We’re connecting payment devices to the cloud—merging the online and in-store shopping experience and creating the next generation of digital engagement between merchants and consumers. We are built on a 35-year history of uncompromised security with approximately 30 million devices and terminals deployed worldwide. Our people are trusted experts that work with our clients and partners, helping to solve their most complex payments challenges. We have clients and partners in more than 150 countries, including the world’s best-known retail brands, financial institutions and payment providers.