SecurityPaul Galant Joins CompoSecure’s Board of Directors

Industry Veteran Brings Deep Expertise in Payments, eCommerce, and Security, from Verifone and Other Notable Financial Services Firms
BusinessWire BusinessWireSeptember 22, 20224 min

CompoSecure, Inc. (Nasdaq: CMPO), a leader in payment, security, and authentication solutions, today announced the appointment of Paul Galant to its Board of Directors as an independent director.

Mr. Galant is a seasoned executive with extensive experience in financial services, payments, and security technology. He has experience as a public company CEO at Verifone and he currently is an Operating Partner with Michael Klein & Company and Churchill Capital Company, L.L.C. Mr. Galant previously served as Senior Advisor at McKinsey & Company, was CEO of BrightStar Corp and an Operating Partner at Softbank Group Corp., and CEO of Citigroup’s publicly reported institutional and Consumer Bank Divisions. Prior to his leadership roles at Citigroup, Mr. Galant also held leadership roles at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, Smith Barney & Co., Inc., and Credit Suisse First Boston. Mr. Galant also currently serves on the Board of Directors of Vivint Smart Home, Inc. (NYSE: VVNT).

Jon Wilk, President and CEO of CompoSecure, said “We are delighted to welcome Paul to our Board of Directors, and believe his expertise, particularly around payments and commerce, will be helpful as we extend our leadership in the premium metal payment card market, and position the Arculus platform to meet the growing need for digital security, authentication, and cold storage solutions.”

Mr. Galant commented, “While CompoSecure is newly public, its leadership has delivered over 20 years of success with a proven, highly profitable business model and an enviable track record of growth and innovation. I am excited to add my experience to advise the company as it drives its next wave of growth.”

Mr. Galant’s appointment maintains the CompoSecure Board of Directors at seven members, as he will become the Roman DBDR Tech Sponsor LLR designee to the Board and succeed Don Basile who is leaving the Board.

Dr. Basile said “We are excited to bring Paul to the Board and believe it is the right time to add his industry-specific expertise to help navigate the tremendous opportunities in front of CompoSecure.”

Pursuant to the Company’s charter, the Board of Directors is empowered to appoint directors to fill vacant seats resulting from the resignation of a current director and pursuant to the Company’s stockholder agreement, Roman DBDR Tech Sponsor LLC has the right to designate one member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Galant is expected to finish Dr. Basile’s term ending in 2024.

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