CloudBench Applications, Inc.
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CloudBench Applications, Inc.

October 28, 2009 08:00 ET

CloudBench Applications Appoints New Vice President Marketing and Sales

VP to market BasicGov software to Local Governments across North America

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 28, 2009) - CloudBench Applications, Inc. (TSX VENTURE:CBH) has appointed Michael Togyi as Vice President Marketing and Sales. Michael will lead the company's marketing and sales team, develop new business opportunities and ramp up growth of its BasicGov software for the municipality market.

Togyi has an extensive background in marketing and sales leadership in growth-stage companies and until joining CloudBench, he served nearly five years as VP Sales and Business Development for CityXpress Corporation, a Software as a Service (SaaS) company with customers in 11 different countries. Prior to that Togyi co-founded a company, Aquatic Informatics, to deliver environmental software to federal and local governments worldwide.

"We selected Michael Togyi as VP Marketing and Sales because of his leadership strengths and background in SaaS and government," stated David Roberts, President and CEO, CloudBench Applications. "With SaaS and cloud computing quickly getting traction in the government sector, there are numerous opportunities for our web-based BasicGov software so we need a strong VP like Michael to help us gain market share."

"I joined CloudBench Applications because of the market potential of its web-based software. BasicGov gives municipalities an affordable way to improve services to citizens and my challenge is to make BasicGov the gold standard for small and mid-size cities across North America," said Michael Togyi, Vice President Marketing and Sales, CloudBench Applications.

In addition to CityXpress Corporation and Aquatic Informatics Vice President positions, Togyi held senior leadership positions with Vector 12 Corporation and Circon Systems Corporation. Togyi has a Bachelor of Business Administration with Marketing and International Business concentrations from Simon Fraser University.

About BasicGov
CloudBench Applications, Inc. (TSX VENTURE:CBH) develops, sells and supports BasicGov, affordable web-based software used by cities and local governments to streamline their permits and inspections, code enforcement and planning processes. BasicGov is a reliable, secure solution delivered for an affordable price and the only web-based software for local governments built on Force.com, the cloud computing platform from SalesForce.com used by more than 55,000 organizations worldwide. BasicGov software requires only an Internet connection and a browser. Users pay a monthly subscription fee of $119 per module and no capital investment is required. http://www.basicgov.com/?utm_idx=a0017

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