TSYS 2001 Annual Report Now Available
Company Meets Financial Goals for Nineteenth Consecutive Year
Columbus, Ga., March 8, 2002 - Another record year is outlined in the TSYS® 2001 Annual Report now available online in HTML and PDF formats at annualreport.tsys.com. In addition, the print version is also available by contacting the company's Investor Relations Department. TSYS shareholders will automatically receive a copy of the report.
Themed "Vision Works," the TSYS 2001 Annual Report offers investors an in-depth look into the company through candid, one-on-one interviews with CEO and Chairman of the Board Richard W. Ussery and President Philip W. Tomlinson. Both talk openly about how the TSYS vision has worked and how the company's three-year strategic plan, VisionWorks, is serving as a foundation for TSYS' continued success in international expansion, new and emerging markets and state-of-the-art technology.
TSYS (NYSE: "TSS") (www.tsys.com) brings integrity and innovation to the world of electronic payments. TSYS serves as the integral link between buyers and sellers in the rapidly evolving universe of electronic payments. With more than 215 million accounts on file, TSYS makes it possible for millions of consumers to use their credit, debit, stored value, commercial, smart and retail cards any time, anywhere through any medium or portal. TSYS and its family of companies offer a full range of acquiring and issuing services from accepting and settling electronic payments for goods and services to credit applications, bankruptcy and collections. Based in Columbus, Ga., TSYS serves companies in 23 countries, 14 currencies and four languages. TSYS maintains operations in Canada, Mexico, Japan, and Europe and is an 81.1-percent-owned subsidiary of Synovus (NYSE: "SNV") (www.synovus.com ), No. 5 on FORTUNE magazine's list of "The 100 Best Companies To Work For" in 2002. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.