NAPLES, Fla. - Hatim Tyabji, who retired more than two years ago as president and chief executive officer of Verifone Inc., has joined the board of SmartDisk Corp., provider of the Smarty device that enables computer disk drives to read smart cards.Mr. Tyabji is chairman and CEO of Saraide in San Francisco, which specializes in delivery of Internet services to wireless devices. He is also a director of Ariba, Best Buy, Deluxe Corp., Novatel Wireless, and Publicard Inc.

"Hatim Tyabji possesses more than 30 years of corporate leadership, experience including senior management positions at Verifone and Sperry Corp.," said Addison Fischer, chairman of SmartDisk and of the company that started it, Fischer International Systems Corp. "He brings to SmartDisk an invaluable, well-rounded understanding of the information technology industry," Mr. Fischer said.

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