Verifone Inc., a Redwood City, Calif.-based supplier of point of sale terminals and software, has appointed George C. Hoyem as vice president of software programs.
Mr. Hoyem, 36, will be responsible for software strategy and business planning, including the coordination of software development, marketing, sales, and support activities throughout Verifone. His primary emphasis will be on application products and tools for Verifone's broad line of transaction systems.
Mr. Hoyem will report to John A. Hinds, executive vice president.
Before joining Verifone, Mr. Hoyem was co-founder and vice president of worldwide sales for Visix Software Inc., a Reston, Va.-based provider of cross-platform client/server application development tools for distributed computing environments. Before joining Visix, Mr. Hoyem held marketing, sales, and program management positions with American Management Systems, Federal Data Corp., and Tektronix.