SOURCE: AWhere, Inc.

aWhere, Inc.

February 04, 2010 09:30 ET

John Oechsle, Former Kellogg's and Johnson & Johnson Executive, Joins aWhere, Inc. Board of Directors

GOLDEN, CO--(Marketwire - February 4, 2010) - aWhere, Inc., data and technology provider for CPG category management, today announced that CPG and Information Technology veteran, John Oechsle, has been named to aWhere's Board of Directors.

"John brings substantial experience to aWhere and we look forward to benefiting from his insights and experience as a member of aWhere's board," said John Corbett, aWhere's CEO. "John will be our fifth board member, and I know he will bring tremendous value to our leadership team and strategic growth initiatives."

Mr. Oechsle has had a prominent career and has twice held leadership roles growing sub $300MM companies to over $1B, in addition to taking them public. He has had assignments in a variety of sectors in the USA, Europe, Latin America and Asia holding the positions of CEO/President, CIO/CTO as well as COO and was responsible for returning businesses to profitability, establishing strategic market penetration plans, introducing new products and growth through acquisitions.

Mr. Oechsle is the former CIO/SVP of IHS, VP/CIO at Johnson & Johnson, and Director Global Information management at Kellogg's. He holds a Bachelor's degree from Rutgers University in Computer Science and is a graduate of the Tuck Executive Program from the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.

"aWhere is an exciting growth company in the very unique position of combining data and technology to deliver value never before available to the retail, manufacturing, and distribution markets. It's a pleasure to become a part of the aWhere team," said John Oechsle.

More information is available at: www.awhere.com

About AWHERE, INC.

aWhere, Inc., founded in 1999, develops and provides location intelligence software solutions on a worldwide basis to businesses seeking rapid, quantitative insight from geo-spatial analytics. Originally focused in the agriculture and international development markets, aWhere's growth continues in the Consumer Goods market where predictive performance, location and time are powerful competitive differentiators.

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