Infowave Software Inc.

Infowave Software Inc.

January 17, 2007 19:29 ET

Infowave Announces New Chairman of the Board

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 17, 2007) - Infowave Software (TSX:IW), a leading provider of field service automation (FSA) and enterprise mobile applications (EMA), is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Lionel G. Dodd as Chairman of the Board of Infowave, effective immediately. Mr. Dodd has served as a Director on more than 20 Canadian and U.S. public and private companies. The Company also announces the resignation of Mr. Gregg Thompson from the Board.

Mr. Thompson has served as Chairman of the Board since November 2005. "We are very grateful to Gregg for his strong leadership over the past year. Under Gregg's tenure, the Company made significant and necessary investments that greatly improved the Company's infrastructure and operations and undertook key strategic initiatives to strengthen the Company's foundation for the future. We thank him for his tremendous contributions," noted James Suttie, Chief Executive Officer.

Gregg commented, "I am delighted that the Company has found someone as capable as Lionel Dodd to take over as Chair, at my request."

Mr. Dodd serves on the board of directors of Pope & Talbot Inc. (NYSE), Xantrex Technology Inc. (TSX) and International Absorbents Inc. (AMEX). He has formerly served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Vancouver-based Versacold Corporation and President and Chief Executive Officer of Toronto-based GW Utilities Ltd.

"I am pleased to welcome Lionel to the Board. We are fortunate to have someone of Lionel's caliber within our organization and believe he is the ideal candidate to succeed Gregg," stated James Suttie, Chief Executive Officer. "While industry conditions remain challenging, we are confident that Lionel will help me to deliver value for our shareholders, and I look forward to working closely with him."

About Infowave

Infowave's (TSX:IW) enterprise mobile application suite is designed to streamline and integrate business operations by empowering mobile workers. The solution provides scalable, secure, and reliable mobile business applications for improving operational efficiency and increasing productivity. Some of the world's most innovative organizations in energy & utilities, defense, communications, and medical instrumentation use Infowave solutions to increase the efficiency of their mobile workforces. For more information, please email or visit

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