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Vicki O'Meara Receives InsideCounsel Magazine 2012 Transformative Leadership Award

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Vicki O'Meara Receives InsideCounsel Magazine 2012 Transformative Leadership Award09:00 EDT Wednesday, April 25, 2012 STAMFORD, Conn. (Business Wire) -- Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE: PBI) is pleased to announce that Vicki O'Meara, executive vice president and president, Pitney Bowes Services Solutions, is the recipient of the 2012 Pamela L. Carter Award in InsideCounsel magazine's Third Annual Transformative Leadership Awards. Vicki O'Meara, EVP and President, Pitney Bowes Services Solutions (Photo: Business Wire) The awards, which were presented on April 24th at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel in Chicago in conjunction with InsideCounsel's 12th Annual SuperConference, honor in-house counsel and law firm partners who have demonstrated a commitment to advancing the empowerment of women in corporate law. The Pamela L. Carter Award specifically recognizes a woman leader whose unyielding vision, core values and philosophy of using her achievements as inspiration are critical to her roadmap for success. O'Meara has led large organizations in the federal government, the legal sector and in Fortune 500 companies. Throughout her career -- including roles of general counsel and division president of two multi-billion dollar global public companies, and as a board member of two New York Stock Exchange-listed companies -- she has been an advocate, role model and mentor for women in all walks of life. “I am so grateful to the many incredible women leaders who I've had the pleasure of learning from and working with, and feel humbled and honored by this award,” said O'Meara. “This honor is consistent not only with my own values, but also with those of Pitney Bowes, where diversity and inclusion are longstanding tenets of the company culture.” Winners were selected by a National Awards Committee, comprising general counsel from leading corporations and partners at top law firms. The committee is co-chaired by Allstate Insurance Company'sExecutive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer,Michele Coleman Mayes and InsideCounselmagazine's Editor-in-Chief, Cathleen Flahardy. For more information about the awards, including complete award descriptions, visit www.transformativeleadershipawards.com. About Pitney Bowes Delivering more than 90 years of innovation, Pitney Bowes provides software, hardware and services that integrate physical and digital communications channels. Long known for making its customers more productive, Pitney Bowes is increasingly helping other companies grow their business through advanced customer communications management. Pitney Bowes is a $5.3 billion company and employs more than 28,000 worldwide. Pitney Bowes: Every connection is a new opportunity™. www.pb.com Photos/Multimedia Gallery Available: http://www.businesswire.com/cgi-bin/mmg.cgi?eid=50248722&lang=en Pitney BowesMatt Broder, 203-351-6347VP, External Communicationsmatthew.broder@pb.com