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ACI Worldwide Appoints Two New Independent Directors to Board

ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), a global leader in mission-critical, real-time payments software, announced today the appointment of two new independent directors, Katrinka McCallum and Juan Benitez, to the company’s Board of Directors.

Katrinka McCallum most recently served as Vice President of Customer and Product Experience at Red Hat, having held various leadership roles within Red Hat’s Products & Technologies organization for more than a decade. Throughout her career, spanning more than two decades in enterprise software, Ms. McCallum has led business units, sales and marketing organizations as well as engineering and operations teams. Ms. McCallum is a member of the board at Rimini Street, Inc., where she is chairperson of the Compensation Committee, and additionally serves on the board of Intrusion, Inc., where she chairs the Audit Committee.

Juan Benitez has over 25 years of experience in engineering, product and business leadership roles across a variety of technology domains, having most recently served as President of GoFundMe. Previously, he served as General Manager of Braintree Payments, a global payments company that was acquired by PayPal in 2013, and prior to that, led product and engineering as Braintree’s CTO. Mr. Benitez also spent nine years in various capacities at Yahoo!, including VP of Engineering in Yahoo!’s Advertising Products Group and VP of Search Advertising.

“We are delighted to welcome Katrinka and Juan to the ACI Board. They bring considerable leadership experience and success in driving significant growth in the software and payments markets,” said Adalio T. Sanchez, chairman, ACI Worldwide. “We look forward to the fresh perspectives and contributions that each of them will bring to the company.”

“ACI Worldwide is transforming payment systems through leading-edge technology,” added Thomas Warsop, president and CEO, ACI Worldwide. “The additions of Katrinka and Juan strengthen an already impressive Board as we expand our SaaS businesses and accelerate productivity through more use of Generative AI and machine learning, things both of them have overseen before.”

About ACI Worldwide

ACI Worldwide is a global leader in mission-critical, real-time payments software. Our proven, secure and scalable software solutions enable leading corporations, fintechs and financial disruptors to process and manage digital payments, power omni-commerce payments, present and process bill payments, and manage fraud and risk. We combine our global footprint with a local presence to drive the real-time digital transformation of payments and commerce.

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