SOURCE: PlanGraphics, Inc.

August 18, 2005 10:30 ET

John Chen Will Head PlanGraphics' International Efforts

FRANKFORT, KY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 18, 2005 -- PlanGraphics, Inc. (OTC: PGRA) announces that John Chen joined the company in June 2005 to manage its international sales and projects.

Chen has more than 10 years of experience in international assignments. He was most recently business relationship manager for HiSoft Technology International (Dalian, China). Previously, he was MapInfo Corporation's North Asia general manager, based in Beijing.

"John brings an exceptional level of experience to this job," said John C. Antenucci, PlanGraphics' president. "He was involved in many of the early e-government and digital cities programs in China, and he knows the commercial users of geographic information systems technology (GIS) in China, particularly in the telecom and power industries."

Chen is fluent in Chinese, Japanese and English. He holds an MBA from the State University of New York and a bachelor's degree in computer science from the Beijing Information Engineering Institute.

PlanGraphics, founded in 1979, is a full life-cycle systems integration and implementation firm providing a broad range of services in the design and implementation of information technology in the public and commercial sectors. PlanGraphics' experience with spatial information systems and e-services capabilities provides a critical discriminator among other IT consulting and integration firms. PlanGraphics has headquarters in Frankfort, Ky., and regional offices in Maryland, Colorado and New York. On the Web:

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