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Pitney Bowes Strengthens Commitment to Small and Medium Businesses with Addition of New Talent


Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI), a global technology company that provides
commerce solutions in the areas of ecommerce, shipping, mailing,
finance, and data, is pleased to welcome the latest additions to the
Pitney Bowes Financial Services leadership team. Lee Bergeron and Karen
Savoca bring deep expertise and extensive financial knowledge to Pitney
Bowes, strengthening the company's commitment to helping small and
medium businesses secure the capital they need to grow their businesses.

"Lee Bergeron and Karen Savoca are incredible additions to the Pitney
Bowes Financial Services leadership team," said Christopher Johnson,
Senior Vice President and President, Financial Services, Pitney Bowes.
"We continue to add veteran talent in the financial services industry,
enabling us to support the ‘Main Street' economy by investing in our
small and medium business clients."

Lee Bergeron, Vice President, General Manager Equipment Finance,
Financial Services, is responsible for leading the growth of Pitney
Bowes' asset back financing division. He is the former President and
Founder of Taunton Commercial Capital, with extensive executive
leadership experience in businesses specializing in leasing and
financing of equipment and software. Lee brings over 30 years of
financial services experience, holding progressive leadership
responsibilities at GE Capital, Signal, NationsBank and Norwest
Financial Services. Lee is an accomplished commercial leader with
wide-ranging knowledge in building, developing and leading successful
financial services businesses.

Karen Savoca, Vice President and General Manager, Lending
Products & Services, is responsible for expanding the working capital
and deposit-based solutions provided to Pitney Bowes' clients. She will
develop and scale the commercial lending business, directing and
managing all aspects of the lending strategy including product
management and go-to-market approach. Most importantly, she will lead
the repositioning of our lending platform by capitalizing on growth in
shipping and logistics alongside the company's broader enterprise
opportunity. Prior to joining Pitney Bowes, Karen was Senior Vice
President of Marketing and Product Strategy for People's United Bank,
where she was responsible for developing and implementing comprehensive
growth strategies for all commercial lines of businesses. She is a
seasoned executive with more than 25 years of financial services
experience and a proven track record for delivering growth and
operational excellence at GE Capital, Price Waterhouse, TD Bank and
First Data.

Pitney Bowes has been providing financing solutions to small and
mid-sized businesses for more than 30 years. The company's expansion of
talent in its financial services business is part of a broader
commitment to help their clients reduce complexity and succeed in
commerce. Visit
to learn more about Pitney Bowes Financial Services.

About Pitney Bowes

Pitney Bowes (NYSE:PBI) is a global technology company providing
commerce solutions that power billions of transactions. Clients around
the world, including 90 percent of the Fortune 500, rely on the accuracy
and precision delivered by Pitney Bowes solutions, analytics, and APIs
in the areas of ecommerce fulfillment, shipping and returns;
cross-border ecommerce; office mailing and shipping; presort
services; location data; customer information and engagement software;
services; and financing. For nearly 100 years Pitney Bowes has been
innovating and delivering technologies that remove the complexity of
getting commerce transactions precisely right. For additional
information visit Pitney Bowes, the Craftsmen of Commerce, at

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