SOURCE: Analysts International

February 20, 2007 17:30 ET

Board of Directors Confirms LaVelle Appointment as Interim President and CEO

Preliminary Fourth Quarter Results Show $86.7 Million in Revenue

MINNEAPOLIS, MN -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 20, 2007 -- Analysts International (NASDAQ: ANLY) announced today that the Board of Directors confirmed Chairman Michael J. LaVelle's appointment as interim President and CEO, replacing Jeffrey P. Baker who resigned last week.

"The Board will be searching for a seasoned operational leader who has demonstrated that he/she can guide the Company in a direction that will restore growth, profitability and product leadership," said Chairman LaVelle. The Company also announced that last November it engaged Alliance Management, a Minneapolis-based, national business consultancy, to assist the Company's Board and management in identifying business strategies focused on realigning the Company's operations and returning the Company to profitability.

LaVelle added that during the interim period he will be working with Alliance Management and the management team to develop and implement initiatives designed to improve operating results and enhance shareholder value.

The Company also announced preliminary results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2006. Revenue for the quarter was $86.7 million compared to $85.9 million last year. The Company had a net loss of approximately $0.02 per diluted share for the fourth quarter of 2006 compared to a gain of $0.04 per diluted share in the fourth quarter of 2005.

Analysts International will announce its 2006 results before the market opens on Tuesday, February 27, 2007, and hold a conference call to discuss those results at 9:30 am CT that day. Participants may access the call by dialing 1-800-418-7236 or 1-973-935-8757 for international participants, and asking for the Analysts International conference call moderated by Michael LaVelle. The call may also be accessed via the Internet at, where it will be archived. Interested parties can also hear a replay of the call from 11:30 am CT on February 27, 2007 to 10:59 pm CT on March 6, 2007, by calling 1-877-519-4471 and using access code 8386150.

About Analysts International

Headquartered in Minneapolis, Analysts International is a diversified IT services company. In business since 1966, the company has sales and customer support offices in the United States and Canada. Lines of business include Full Service Staffing, which provides high demand resources for supporting a client's IT staffing needs; Solutions Services, which provides business solutions and network infrastructure services; Managed IT Services and Government Solutions. The company partners with best-in-class IT organizations, allowing access to a wide range of expertise, resources and expansive geographical reach. For more information, visit

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