SOURCE: Attenex

June 09, 2006 15:42 ET

Attenex® Names Enterprise Software Veteran as New CEO

Kimra Hawley Selected to Lead Attenex Through Next Phase of Corporate Growth

SEATTLE, WA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- June 9, 2006 -- Attenex® Corp. (www.attenex.com), the leading developer of content analysis software for electronic discovery, today announced Kimra Hawley as the company's new chief executive officer. Hawley, a seasoned executive with more than 20 years of enterprise software experience, has held executive-level positions at Captiva Software, ActionPoint, Inc. and iUniverse, Inc.

"I'm honored to join Attenex," said Kimra Hawley, CEO of Attenex. "The company's incredible growth over the past two years and proven success as a market leader in the e-discovery space make this a tremendous opportunity. I look forward to leading Attenex through the next level of growth."

"We are pleased that Kimra Hawley has joined Attenex as chief executive officer," said Kari Glover, chairperson of the Attenex board and managing partner at Preston Gates & Ellis, LLP. "Her extensive technology background and proven record of leading fast-growth companies to the next vital stage of business success is impressive. We are confident that Kimra's leadership will achieve ongoing growth for Attenex and continued value for our customers and partners."

Most recently, Hawley acted as the CEO of iUniverse, Inc., where she repositioned the company to better meet the needs of target constituents in the consumer book publishing industry. Prior to this, she was the Chairman of Captiva Software. Before Captiva, Hawley served as the President and CEO of ActionPoint, which merged with Captiva in 2002 to form the world's largest provider of enterprise document capture software. The combined company was acquired by EMC in 2005.

Hawley succeeds previous Attenex CEO, Brian Schlosser, who will continue with Attenex as an advisor to the board of directors.

About Attenex

Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Seattle, Attenex Corporation develops and markets software to help corporations, law firms, legal service providers and government agencies improve the efficiency of processing and reviewing electronic documents. Attenex software combines patented content analysis and visualization technology with a powerful processing engine to accelerate the identification of relevant information in its native format. For more information about the company and its products, call (206) 373-6565 or visit www.attenex.com.

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