HOUSTON, May 01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cardtronics (Nasdaq:CATM) today announced Dan Antilley has been named its new chief information security officer. Antilley will join Cardtronics, effective May 30, from Bank of America, where he served as senior vice president, Global Information Security Operations Executive.

"Adding Dan's expertise and experience with one of the world's largest financial institutions further emphasizes our focus on establishing Cardtronics as the premier global ATM partner for financial institutions," said Steve Rathgaber, chief executive officer, Cardtronics. "As an organization, we made a commitment to our customers and stakeholders that Cardtronics will be a leader in information security when we first established the chief information security officer role at our company four years ago. Dan is the right person to carry forward our commitment to bank-grade safeguarding of information and our technology."

As chief information security officer, Antilley will be responsible for Cardtronics' enterprise-wide information security and technology risk strategy, with an emphasis on safeguarding company, customer and ATM user information.

Antilley comes to Cardtronics following a 16+ year information security career at Bank of America, including most recently serving as the company's senior vice president, Global Information Security Operations Executive. In that role, he was responsible for all information security operations, leading a multi-site global team of 400 people based in the North America and Asia-Pacific regions. Antilley also holds multiple patents for systems and methods related to information security risk assessment.

The appointment of Antilley coincides with the planned retirement later this year of Jerry Garcia, Cardtronics' chief information security officer since 2013. Garcia, who previously served as Cardtronics' chief information officer for a decade, will formally retire later this year after assisting the company through a transitional period.

CEO Rathgaber also remarked: "On behalf of Cardtronics, I want to thank Jerry for his substantial contributions to the company. During his four years in the chief information security officer role which he established at our company, Cardtronics made significant strides in advancing our information and technology security infrastructure, ensuring our company is well-positioned for the global growth opportunities created by the ongoing banking industry transformation."

About Cardtronics (NASDAQ:CATM)Making ATM cash access convenient where people shop, work, and live, Cardtronics is at the convergence of retailers, financial institutions, prepaid card programs, and the customers they share. Cardtronics provides services to approximately 225,000 ATMs in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Africa. Whether Cardtronics is driving foot traffic for top retailers, enhancing ATM brand presence for card issuers, or expanding card holders' surcharge-free cash access, Cardtronics is convenient access to cash, when and where consumers need it. Cardtronics is where cash meets commerce.

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