SOURCE: Worksoft, Inc.

October 16, 2006 08:00 ET

Worksoft Appoints Bruce Johnson as Chief Executive Officer

DALLAS, TX -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 16, 2006 -- Worksoft, Inc., the leading innovator of automated software testing solutions, today announced the appointment of Bruce Johnson as chief executive officer, and member of the company's board of directors.

Prior to joining Worksoft, Bruce served as president and CEO of Certus Software, a leading provider of financial compliance and governance software. During his career, Bruce was a group vice president at PeopleSoft Inc. and Oracle Inc. and spent seven years as president and chief executive officer of ClearCross, a global commerce solutions company headquartered in Reston, Va. Bruce has also held the position of general manager and president of the Americas for Baan, a vendor of popular enterprise resource planning (ERP) software.

"Bruce brings a proven track record of building rapid-growth and transforming customer-driven software companies into successful market leaders," said Jeffry K. Amsbaugh, Worksoft's President and CFO. "We are confident that his strategic vision, coupled with a broad-based expertise in sales and marketing for businesses ranging from start-ups, to established mult-national corporations, will enable us to further strengthen our position as an innovator of next-generation software testing solutions, and increase our market share through accelerated company growth."

"I am excited to join Worksoft, and become a part of the immensely talented team of individuals who are leading the industry in its transition from code-based testing to scriptless testing," said Johnson. "With its Worksoft Certify platform that reduces the time and cost of software test automation by 60 percent or more when compared to scripting tools, Worksoft is well-positioned to dominate the software testing market, and I am looking forward to serving the company in its continued growth."

Bruce assumes his new responsibilities and will join Worksoft's board of directors, effective immediately.

About Worksoft, Inc.

Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Worksoft was founded in 1998 and pioneers innovative approaches to software quality testing. Worksoft solutions simplify and accelerate software testing -- slashing time and cost factors by 60 percent or more compared to scripting tools -- helping businesses deliver applications that meet exacting user requirements in a shorter time frame with higher quality. Worksoft's customers include industry leaders in manufacturing, financial services, healthcare, retail and transportation.

Contact Worksoft at 1-866-836-1773 or visit their website at

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