Merchant e-Solutions Grows e-Commerce Business, Hires Payments Industry Executive

Redwood City, CA - ( January 3, 2008 - Merchant e-Solutions, Inc. (MeS), a leader in payment processing services, continues to make growth investments in its e-commerce business sector, first by developing payment solutions that are specifically engineered for card-not-present transactions, and now by announcing the appointment of Kevin Gallagher as the General Manager of the MeS e-Commerce business.

Gallagher, with over 14 years of payment processing experience--most recently as Senior Vice President of Corporate Alliances at Chase Paymentech