Thursday, February 08, 2007

Jeff Amann Joins Pay By Touch

Pay By Touch, the leader in biometric authentication, personalized marketing and payment solutions, today announced that it has appointed Jeff Amann to be its Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and Interim Chief Financial Officer (CFO). In this new role, Mr. Amann reports to John Rogers, Pay By Touch's Founder, Chairman and CEO, and oversees the company's Finance, Legal, Human Resources, and Corporate Development departments.

Mr. Amann joins Pay By Touch from Siebel Systems, Inc. (now part of Oracle Corporation), which he joined in 1996 and helped build into an industry leader with more than $1.4 billion in revenue. Mr. Amann oversaw Siebel's worldwide legal affairs as General Counsel and a member of the company's executive management committee.

In his role as General Counsel, Mr. Amann helped guide Siebel through its initial and secondary public offerings, and successfully closed more than 20 acquisitions on behalf of the company – including its $5.8 billion sale to Oracle Corporation in 2006.

Mr. Amann helped Siebel expand its operations to approximately 5,000 employees in more than 30 countries worldwide, and also helped Siebel to build one of the largest patent portfolios in its industry.

"We are extremely honored to welcome Jeff to Pay By Touch. He is a world-class executive with remarkable operating experience and a proven leader in the technology industry," said John Rogers, Founder, Chairman and CEO, Pay By Touch. "We look forward to working with him across all corporate functions to bring best practices to the company as we continue to gain momentum."

"I am extremely pleased to be joining Pay By Touch as we approach an inflection point in the mainstream adoption of biometrics in everyday life," said Jeff Amann, CAO and Interim CFO, Pay By Touch. "I look forward to working with John Rogers and the team to deliver the next generation of innovative services centered on identity management, rewards and recognition. I am eager to help the company achieve these powerful goals."

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