SOURCE: Harte-Hanks Market Intelligence

June 23, 2008 08:50 ET

Harte-Hanks Appoints Tino Kokkinos Managing Director of Harte-Hanks Market Intelligence

Experienced Sales and Marketing Executive to Drive Business Growth and Customer Value Plans for Global Technology Sales Intelligence Delivery Business

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - June 23, 2008) - Harte-Hanks® (NYSE: HHS), a worldwide direct and target marketing company, today announced the appointment of Tino Kokkinos as managing director of Harte-Hanks Market Intelligence, effective immediately. Mr. Kokkinos will be responsible for driving business growth and delivering customer value aimed at helping technology sales and marketing professionals exceed their revenue goals through the use of global market information and intelligence solutions delivered by Harte-Hanks.

"Tino is an extremely talented executive who possesses more than twenty years of sales management experience and has achieved a superb track record -- and his hiring is an important part of our ability to deliver on established business objectives for this year," said Spencer Joyner, corporate officer and vice president at Harte-Hanks, Inc. "He brings a rare mix of leadership, business management, sales, and consulting skills to our team. His experience in working with global companies to cultivate strong relationships and meet their needs is critical to helping Harte-Hanks Market Intelligence reinforce its position as a leading provider of indispensable global market intelligence and solutions."

"I joined Harte-Hanks Market Intelligence because of its strong commitment to helping customers succeed and for its ability to collect and deliver insightful market information while tracking demonstrated best practices of how technology organizations go to market, which continues to be a key strength and differentiator for the company," said Mr. Kokkinos. "Through our demonstrated experience in providing customers with the latest market information from countries such as China for example, as well as our ability to deliver new products and solutions, we believe that Harte-Hanks Market Intelligence is favourably positioned to completely address our customers' emerging needs for actionable intelligence delivered in real-time."

Prior to his selection as managing director, Tino was managing director of Sales Executive Council's (SEC) Solutions Practice at the Corporate Executive Board in Washington, D.C. where he directed a global sales and marketing organization which helped its clients improve the productivity of their sales teams. He also worked at Dun & Bradstreet for more than twenty years where he served as senior vice president of the organization's Sales and Marketing Solutions division. Under his leadership, the division increased revenue by growing and managing a national sales force and developing new products and capabilities.

Mr. Kokkinos will be executing on a complete business plan to hire additional experienced staff, deliver new products, solutions and capabilities, and develop training curriculum and strategies to further extend the company's revenue opportunities and reputation for excellence.

About Harte-Hanks

Harte-Hanks is a worldwide direct and targeted marketing company that provides marketing services and shopper advertising opportunities to local, regional, national and international consumer and business-to-business marketers. Visit the Harte-Hanks Web site at http://www.harte-hanks.com or call (800) 456-9748.

Every month, Harte-Hanks Market Intelligence completes telephone-based interviews with more than 50,000 information technology (IT) buyers and influencers to build CiTDB™, the largest and most in-depth business technology database of its kind. The database monitors installed technology and spending plans at nearly 700,000 business, government and institutional sites in North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe and Latin America that account for the majority of all global IT spending. This technology content is combined with the tracking of 1.5 million IT decision makers and chief-level executives, allowing CiTDB customers to find their opportunity and to act on it with the right decision maker efficiently and effectively. Visit http://www.citdb.com.

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