SOURCE: Aspect Software

September 18, 2008 13:00 ET

Aspect Software Names Senior Vice President and General Counsel

David Reibel to Lead the Aspect Software Worldwide Legal Function and Advise on Company Strategy

CHELMSFORD, MA--(Marketwire - September 18, 2008) - Aspect Software, Inc., the world's largest company solely focused on unified communications for the contact center, today announced the appointment of David Reibel as senior vice president and general counsel. In this role, Reibel will be responsible for Aspect Software worldwide legal activities, including advising senior management and the board of directors on legal transactions, overseeing corporate compliance and governance initiatives, managing mergers, acquisitions and other commercial transactions, as well as providing legal support and insight to the sales, services and partner organizations at Aspect Software.

"The software industry is a very exciting place to be due to the constant evolution of products and services, and I welcome the opportunity to share my insights and experiences with Aspect Software," said Reibel. "Global development and corporate growth are such important factors within businesses today, and I look forward to playing a valuable role within an organization that is at the forefront of unified communications in the call center and across the enterprise."

Reibel brings extensive corporate and technology transaction experience in both the U.S. and overseas. Prior to joining Aspect, Reibel held General Counsel positions at Esprit Telecom, First Telecom, Aprisma Management Technologies and WAY Systems. He has industry experience in telecommunications, software, hardware, financial services and electronic transactions. Earlier in his career, Reibel practiced law with two firms in Washington, DC, worked for a non-profit space institute, and was a legislative aide to a U.S. Congressman.

"Aspect operates throughout the world and we have ambitious plans for the future. The challenges from a legal and business perspective are significant and will demand a great deal from our General Counsel," said Jim Foy, CEO Aspect Software. "David's leadership skills and vast experience as General Counsel, which includes international experience, as well as his communications and software knowledge, are exactly what we have been looking for to ensure that Aspect Software maintains a strong legal presence globally as it continues to grow."

About Aspect Software

Aspect Software Inc. founded the contact center industry and is now the world's largest company solely focused on unified communications for the contact center. Our all-in-one, IT-ready solutions communications-enable customer service, collections and sales & telemarketing business processes for small and medium enterprises as well as for two-thirds of the FORTUNE Global 100. For more information, visit www.aspect.com.

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