Deluxe Corporation (NYSE: DLX) announced the election of Thomas J.
Reddin to its Board of Directors effective February 1, 2014. This brings
the total number of directors to ten, nine of whom are independent of
Mr. Reddin, 53, is currently the managing partner of Red Dog Ventures
LLC, a venture capital and advisory firm he founded in 2007. Red Dog
Ventures's portfolio is focused on helping early stage companies in the
digital arena achieve the next level of growth and includes companies in
search engine optimization, Internet lead-generation, data analytics,
mobile app development, social gaming and social media management.
From 1999 to 2007, Mr. Reddin held various positions including Chief
Executive Officer, President & COO, and Chief Marketing Officer at
LendingTree, LLC - a pioneer in online lending services and e-commerce.
Mr. Reddin also spent seventeen years in the consumer packaged goods
industry including five years at Coca-Cola USA, as Vice President,
Consumer Marketing and twelve years with Kraft General Foods in various
brand management and finance capacities.
Mr. Reddin is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel
Hill, and received his MBA from New York University, with distinction.
He serves on several pubic company boards including Tanger Factory
Outlet Centers Inc. (NYSE:SKT), Premier Farnell plc (LON:PFL) and
Valassis Communications Inc. (NYSE:VCI), and is publisher of MortgageRates.us,
where he provides advice on mortgages and home ownership.
"We are pleased to have an individual with Tom's leadership experience
and proven track record in the technology and digital services space
join our Board," said Martyn Redgrave, Chairman of the Board for Deluxe
Corporation. "We are confident Tom will be an invaluable asset as Deluxe
continues to successfully execute its transformational strategies,
particularly in bringing new and enhanced technology-based services to
Deluxe's small business and financial institution customers."
About Deluxe CorporationDeluxe is a growth engine for small
businesses and financial institutions. Over four and a half million
small business customers access Deluxe's wide range of products and
services including customized checks and forms, as well as website
development and hosting, search engine marketing, logo design and
business networking. For financial institutions, Deluxe
offers industry-leading programs in checks, customer acquisition, fraud
prevention and profitability. Deluxe is also a leading printer of checks
and accessories sold directly to consumers. For more information, visit
us at www.deluxe.com,
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