GlobalWare Solutions Names Michael T. Liess New President

HAVERHILL, Mass.-April 6, 2004 - GlobalWare Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of supply-chain management, e-commerce, fulfillment and reverse logistics today announced that Michael T. Liess has been named President.

Liess will assume responsibility for all of GlobalWare's worldwide operations. Chief Executive Officer Tony Rudston will work with Liess specifically focusing on the Company's strategic direction.

“We are fortunate to have attracted a talented executive to drive GlobalWare Solutions' growth and accelerate the sales momentum we have generated over the past 12 months,” said Rudston. “Michael combines experience in technology and sales management with outstanding leadership qualities and a deep understanding of the markets and customers we serve.”

Liess has held senior executive positions with Gateway, Oce-USA and other high technology companies. Most recently, Liess served as Chief Operating Officer of T/R Systems, which was acquired by Electronics for Imaging (EFI) in late 2003. Prior to that, he served as Vice President, Direct Sales, for Gateway Computer Company.

He has also served as Vice President and General Manager, Worldwide Sales and Field Marketing, at ENCAD, which was later acquired by Kodak, and, as Vice President, Operations, at Oce-USA. Liess, who has an undergraduate degree from Cornell University and an MBA from the Simon School at the University of Rochester, began his career at Xerox and held a number of sales and management positions with the company.

Liess has led efforts that have accelerated revenue growth and profitability during his career. He has been responsible for numerous functions including new product development, sales and marketing, channel strategy, operations and e-commerce initiatives.

“I am delighted to be joining a company that has a clear strategy, strong customer base, terrific people and tremendous prospects for growth in markets throughout the world,” said Liess. “My goal is to build upon GlobalWare's strong foundation and help identify new sales and marketing opportunities to fuel our growth.”

About GlobalWare Solutions:
Headquartered in Haverhill, Massachusetts, GlobalWare Solutions operates facilities in North America (Haverhill, MA and Redwood City, CA), Europe (The Netherlands) and Asia (China, Malaysia and Singapore). Among the company's roster of clients are such leading corporations as Avid, Sun Microsystems, Veritas, Disney and Cox Communications.

GlobalWare Solutions serves the hardware and software OEMs and the broadband, medical and retail industries. The company manages inventories and logistics, provides on-demand CD's and printing, supports digital rights management and e-Licensing. Companies have relied on GlobalWare's expertise to provide high-quality products and services in short turn-times. The company's value-chain services include e-business services, supply chain management, software manufacturing, fulfillment and reverse logistics.

The privately-held ISO 9000 certified company, founded in 1978, employs 450 people and has 500,000 square feet of production space worldwide. For additional information, please visit


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