SOURCE: Trillium Software, a division of Harte-Hanks

September 19, 2007 09:04 ET

Harte-Hanks Names John Nicoli Managing Director of Trillium Software

Executive Will Lead Data Quality Initiatives and Overall Growth of Trillium Software

BILLERICA, MA--(Marketwire - September 19, 2007) - Trillium Software®, a business of Harte-Hanks, Inc. (NYSE: HHS), and a leading enabler of Total Data Quality solutions, today announced the appointment of John Nicoli as managing director for its data quality software business, effective immediately. Nicoli most recently held the title of executive vice president and chief technology officer for Trillium Software and will now be responsible for leading sales, marketing and research and development of Trillium Software worldwide.

"John has been with Harte-Hanks for more than 25 years and has experience in all facets of the business," said Spencer Joyner, corporate officer and vice president, Harte-Hanks, Inc. "He is one of the founders of the core technology of our flagship product, the Trillium Software System®. As a Trillium Software executive vice president and chief technology officer, John has demonstrated outstanding leadership skills, which have contributed greatly to our success in the Americas as well as the Asia-Pacific and EMEA [Europe-Middle East-Africa] regions. John's strategic vision has led his team to our market leadership position in the data quality industry and has helped thousands of customers achieve their data quality objectives."

As part of Nicoli's appointment, his first initiative has been to form a Strategic Advisory Council comprising senior members of the Harte-Hanks Trillium Software executive team, as well as senior business leaders from Trillium Software's customer base, to help define and focus future development for enterprise data quality.

The council consists of Edward Wrazen, newly named as vice president, product management, Trillium Software; Filip Sanna, director, solution development, Trillium Software; and Rick Wilson, vice president, strategy and business development, Trillium Software.

"Organizations are continuously investing heavily in technologies to help improve their overall business performance by enhancing and enriching customer relationships, assuring compliance with industry and government regulations, gaining efficiencies in supply chains, and discovering new revenue streams to ensure future growth," said John Nicoli, managing director, Trillium Software at Harte-Hanks. "Trillium Software's innovative product development and leadership role in the management and improvement of information globally have allowed our customers to provide breakthrough improvements in customer care and business process management. It is my goal to continue and improve upon Trillium Software's reputation as a recognized leader in enterprise wide data quality management."

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. Harte-Hanks Direct Marketing improves return on its clients' marketing investment by increasing their prospect and customer value -- a process of "customer optimization" -- organized around five strategic considerations: Information (data collection/management) -- Opportunity (data access/utilization) -- Insight (data analysis/interpretation) -- Engagement (knowledge application) -- Interaction (program execution). Expert in integrating this process, Harte-Hanks Direct Marketing is highly skilled at tailoring solutions for each of the vertical markets it serves. Visit the Harte-Hanks Web site at http://www.harte-hanks.com or call (800) 456-9748.

Harte-Hanks Trillium Software enables organizations to achieve Total Data Quality by providing a full complement of technologies and services providing global data profiling, data cleansing, enhancement, and data linking for e-business, customer relationship management, enterprise resource planning, supply chain management, data warehouse, and other enterprise applications. For more information about Trillium Software and its offerings, call (978) 436-8900 in the USA and in the United Kingdom call +44 (0) 118 940 7666 or +49 7031 714 756 in Germany, or visit Trillium Software online at http://www.trilliumsoftware.com.

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