SOURCE: Quintek Technologies

September 06, 2005 08:30 ET

Sapphire Names Director of Sales and Marketing to Spearhead Growth

Former Profit Concepts International, Inc. Director Has Strong Industry Background

HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- September 6, 2005 -- Quintek Technologies, Inc. (OTC BB: QTEK), a global provider of Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and best-of-breed technology consulting services, has named Edward Shaffer to serve in the position of Global Director of Sales and Marketing for Quintek's recently formed Sapphire Consulting Services, Inc.

Shaffer's extensive sales career encompasses sales and leadership roles with consulting companies including Microsoft's Business Solutions' Enterprise Resource Group (Now Altara), ePartners, Inc., and J.D. Edwards, PeopleSoft (Now Oracle), Channel Partners' Axion Solutions, and Profit Concepts International.

With Sapphire's quick success and strong pipeline, Quintek appointed Shaffer to buoy its Supply Chain Management (SCM) business and continue the organic growth. Shaffer expects to take his proven track record working with start-up consulting companies and jumpstart Sapphire's sales execution initiatives. Shaffer will leverage his direct sales, marketing and vast industry networks expertise in the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Channel to deliver immediate clients to Sapphire.

"As head of Sapphire's Global Sales and Marketing efforts, Ed will be tasked with building both a North American and European Business Development team encompassing the areas of demand generation, marketing and sales," stated Scott Hine, Vice President of Sapphire. "In addition, Ed will develop and execute a channel strategy and build partner models that complement the offerings of consulting companies in the ERP space for Oracle."

"I am excited to help Quintek expand their position in the marketplace by taking full advantage of my ability to build an organization quickly and capitalize on the enormous revenue-building opportunities in global supply chain management," commented Shaffer. "Our collaborative SCM solutions will give manufacturers and other complex organizations the ability to manage end-to-end supply chain and operations processes with much higher levels of efficiency. I look forward to establishing a trusted brand -- one customer at a time."

Robert Steele, CEO of Quintek, added, "Ed's strong tenure in the ERP Channel coupled with his history of growing a sales organization quickly should give us an immediate boost towards driving revenue and expanding our footprint in this space. We are confident this addition will bolster our long-term shareholder value by leveraging our success in BPO and extending our footprint into the SCM marketplace."

About Quintek Technologies, Inc.

Quintek Technologies, through its wholly owned subsidiary Quintek Services, Inc. (QSI), delivers 21st-century Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) services and solutions that enable organizations of any size to secure and manage their key data processing demands with optimal efficiency and minimal costs. As a next-generation technology company, Quintek is unhindered by outdated information technology systems, and thus is able to deploy best-of-breed solutions in all aspects of BPO computer applications and Information Lifecycle Management (ILM).

Quintek provides a range of mission-critical information and document-management solutions to organizations in document-intensive industries, including government, public utilities, healthcare, insurance, financial, legal, telecommunications and manufacturing. The company has built steady growth on a strategy of providing superior services and solutions, and continues to exploit the steadily increasing growth in BPO and ILM marketplaces; the Aberdeen Group, a provider of IT market intelligence, forecasts 13% annual growth for the BPO industry through 2005, when the market is projected to reach $248 billion. For more information, visit

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