Hypercom Appoints Jacques-Herve Maupin Managing Director – Hypercom Asia Pacific

SCOTTSDALE, AZ, February 3, 2009 (AllPayNews.com) – Hypercom Corporation (NYSE: HYC) today announced the appointment of Jacques-Herve Maupin as Managing Director, Asia Pacific. Mr. Maupin joined the Company on February 2, 2009 with responsibility for directing and driving Hypercom’s sales, service and support throughout the region. He will take over for TK Cheung, who has been appointed to the newly-created position of Vice President, Quality and Security. Mr. Maupin will report to Philippe Tartavull, Chief Executive Officer and President. Both appointments are effective immediately.

Mr. Maupin joins Hypercom from Oberthur Technologies where he served as Managing Director – Asia Pacific, for the past six years. He has also held positions with Cap Gemini Asia and Telesystemes.

“Jacques-Herve Maupin brings to Hypercom top notch skill, market-specific expertise and a singular focus on customers that will help us drive sales and market share in this important region,” said Mr. Tartavull. “His appointment and TK Cheung’s new role further strengthen our singular commitment to support our customers with the highest security payment and digital transaction solutions, services and products.”

About Jacques-Herve Maupin

Mr. Maupin brings more than 20 years of experience in the electronic payment, smart card and information technology industries. In his most recent position with Oberthur Technologies, Mr. Maupin directed all aspects of the company’s operations to the banking and financial services, telecommunications, government and pay-TV sectors in the region. Among his many accomplishments at Oberthur, Mr. Maupin expanded the company's telecom business through both organic growth and acquisition, started the company’s in-region banking business, created an R&D center, expanded the company’s presence from six to 13 countries and generated a more than ten-fold revenue growth.

Previously, Mr. Maupin held multiple executive positions at IT consultant Cap Gemini including Sales Director-Asia Telecom Sector for Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, and Country Manager-Taiwan and Indonesia for Cap Gemini Asia. At Cap Gemini France, he served as Export Sales Director-Public Services Division, Branch Manager-Geographic Information Systems and Sales Executive-Information Systems.

Mr. Maupin also served as IT consultant within the France Telecom group.

Mr. Maupin holds a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Ecole Nationale Superieure d’Ingenieurs Electriciens de Grenoble.

About Hypercom (www.hypercom.com)

Global payment technology leader Hypercom Corporation delivers a full suite of high security, end-to-end electronic payment products and services. The Company's solutions address the high security electronic transaction needs of banks and other financial institutions, processors, large scale retailers, smaller merchants, quick service restaurants, and users in the transportation, petroleum, healthcare, prepaid, unattended and many other markets. Hypercom solutions enable businesses in more than 100 countries to securely expand their revenues and profits. With its acquisition of Thales e-Transactions in 2008, Hypercom became the second largest provider of electronic payment solutions and services in Western Europe, and solidified its position as the third largest provider globally.