SOURCE: Advanced Visual Systems

Advanced Visual Systems

August 10, 2011 06:00 ET

Advanced Visual Systems Names Paula LaPuma as Vice President of Business Development

Data Visualization Software Company Targets Enterprise and OEM Growth

WALTHAM, MA--(Marketwire - Aug 10, 2011) - Advanced Visual Systems Inc., a leading data visualization software and solutions company (PINKSHEETS: AVSC) (www.avs.com) has appointed Paula LaPuma to the post of Vice President of Business Development. LaPuma joins AVS to direct the expansion of the company's U.S. Enterprise and OEM solution licensing programs that provide comprehensive data visualization strategies to development teams that build business intelligence, customer analytics, risk management and social media solutions.

According to Steve Sukman, Executive Vice President of AVS, "Paula LaPuma brings a highly skilled and vibrant level of expertise in business development to the AVS team, notably in the financial services sector which comprises a large number of AVS clients and business opportunities. She has already consummated several important relationships for AVS and is the driving force behind our embedded analytics strategy with major U.S. accounts."

Ms. LaPuma joins AVS following nineteen years of customer and investor relations at QSound Labs and Payne Financial. She is based in AVS's Waltham, MA headquarters.

About Advanced Visual Systems Inc.

Advanced Visual Systems develops industry-leading, interactive data visualization software and solutions that help decision makers gain critical insight from all types of information. For additional information, visit www.avs.com or contact (781) 890-4300 (Boston headquarters) or +44 (0) 1276 804840 (London).

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