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CAST

March 15, 2013 10:00 ET

CAST Appoints Industry Expert to Run Field Ops

Gregg Blatt to Lead CAST's Sales and Professional Services Organizations

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Mar 15, 2013) - CAST (EURONEXT: CAS), a world leader in Software Analysis and Measurement, today announced that Gregg Blatt has joined the company as Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Field Operations. In this role, Blatt will be responsible for integrating CAST's managed services, consulting and software organizations to maximize the value CAST provides to businesses, IT organizations, and development teams.

"I am excited to transition from a market leader that focuses on helping companies 'build the right software' to a market leader that helps companies 'build software right,'" said Gregg Blatt. "I think that experience and insight will help position the value of CAST in a very significant way."

Before joining CAST, Blatt was EVP at iRise, a leading visualization software vendor. At iRise, Blatt led a successful go-to-market strategy that expanded the company's market in Europe and Asia, which now delivers over 30% of the company's revenue. Blatt also successfully led the development of iRise's global reseller channel with SAP.

Prior to that, Blatt was VP of Global Sales at Keane, a $1.2B global business and IT services firm. Before Keane, Blatt was with Headstrong, Inc., a global business consulting and IT solutions firm, where he served as VP of global sales and the executive leader for the strategic account team, global account strategies, and alliance and partner program.

Blatt has a B.S. in Accounting/MIS from the University of Rhode Island.

About CAST
CAST is a pioneer and world leader in Software Analysis and Measurement, with unique technology resulting from more than $100 million in R&D investment. CAST introduces fact-based transparency into application development and sourcing to transform it into a management discipline. More than 250 companies across all industry sectors and geographies rely on CAST to prevent business disruption while reducing hard IT costs. CAST is an integral part of software delivery and maintenance at the world's leading IT service providers.

Founded in 1990, CAST is listed on NYSE-Euronext (EURONEXT: CAS) and serves IT intensive enterprises worldwide with a network of offices in North America, Europe, and India. For more information about CAST: