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VersaPay Announces Addition of Eleanor Chiu to Board of Directors(May 28, 2012)
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 05/28/12 -- VersaPay Corporation (TSX VENTURE:VPY) ("VersaPay" or the "Company"), a leading provider of Electronic Invoice Presentment and Payment ("EIPP") solutions, is pleased to welcome Eleanor Chiu to its board of directors. Ms. Chiu was elected to join the current board at the Company's Annual General and Special Meeting (the "Meeting") held on May 23, 2012.
Eleanor Chiu brings more than twenty years of financial and accounting expertise to the board of VersaPay. She has been the Chief Financial Officer of Trico Developments Corp. and Trico Homes since 1998. Prior to that, she was with Nova Corporation of Alberta from 1990 to 1998, reaching the position of Senior Financial Accountant. She has sat on the Board of Governors of Mount Royal University since 2011. Ms. Chiu has been a Chartered Accountant since 1990, and began her career at KPMG. She also holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Calgary.
"We are very pleased to have someone of Eleanor's caliber joining VersaPay's board of directors," said Jason Gurandiano, VersaPay's Chairman. "In addition to the governance benefits that Eleanor brings to the Company, her understanding of the challenges that financial leaders face will be invaluable as we continue to develop our EIPP product."
Ms. Chiu joins the existing board of directors of the Company, all of whom were re-elected at the Meeting. In addition, all resolutions that were put to shareholders passed (please see the Company's information circular which was filed on SEDAR on April 25th, 2012, for a complete description of those resolutions).
VersaPay is a financial technology company that delivers payment solutions for businesses. VersaPay, together with its partners, provides the hardware, technology, infrastructure and support services to enable businesses of all types require to accept and process electronic payments.
In addition, the Company's proprietary Electronic Invoice Presentment and Payment platform facilitates the efficient exchange of documents and payments between suppliers and customers.
VersaPay has operations in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver.
More information about VersaPay can be found at www.versapay.com.
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