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Thursday 22 October, 2009

Paypoint plc

Appointment of Non-Executive Director

                    PayPoint plc ("the Company")
                Appointment of non-executive director

22 October 2009

PayPoint plc is pleased to announce the appointment of Nick Wiles  as
a non-executive director to the board.
Nick Wiles is currently Chairman of UK investment banking at  Nomura.
He has worked in banking for more than 20 years, with the majority of
this time  at  Cazenove  &  Co,  where he  was  a  partner  prior  to
incorporation. He is a non-executive director at Strutt & Parker.

There are  no  other  details  to be  disclosed  in  respect  of  the
requirements of  paragraph 9.6.13R  of the  Listing Rules  of the  UK
Financial Services Authority.
Company Secretary
Susan Court                                            01707 600316

About PayPoint

PayPoint is the leading cash and internet payments company in the UK,
with operations also  in Ireland  and Romania. It  handles nearly  £9
billion from over  540 million  transactions annually  for more  than
6,000 clients and merchants. The company operates several businesses:

*                      The PayPoint branded retail network numbers
  over 22,000 terminals located in local shops (including Co-op,
  Spar, McColls, Costcutter, Sainsburys Local, One Stop, Londis and
  thousands of independents) in all parts of the UK and Ireland. Our
  terminals process gas and electricity meter prepayments, cash bill
  payments, mobile phone top-ups, transport tickets, BBC TV licences
  and a wide variety of other payment types for most leading
  utilities, telecommunications suppliers and many consumer service

*                      An ATM network which has over 2,300 'LINK'
  branded machines across the UK, typically in convenience stores;

*            , an internet payment service
  provider, delivers secure online credit and debit card payments for
  over 5,000 web merchants, linking into all major UK acquiring

*                      Pay Store SRL, trading as PayPoint Romania, a
  mobile top-up operator with over 5,700 outlets equipped with
  electronic terminals. A bill payment service has been added to
  increase the breadth of PayPoint's offering in Romania, emulating
  the UK branded retail network; and

*                      Collect+, a joint venture with Home Delivery
  Network Limited, provides a parcel collection and drop off service
  at its retailers.

PayPoint floated on the London  Stock Exchange in September 2004  and
the company's  market  capitalisation  at 13  August  2009  was  £362


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