SOURCE: Marketworks, Inc.

July 12, 2005 14:23 ET

Linwood Lacy Jr., Former Co-Chairman of Ingram Micro, Joins Marketworks Board of Directors

Industry Veteran Brings Valuable Experience to Company's Board

ATLANTA, GA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 12, 2005 -- Marketworks -- the Atlanta-based leading provider of sales automation software and marketing services for multi-channel online selling, announced today the addition of Linwood "Chip" A. Lacy Jr. to the Marketworks Board of Directors effective immediately.

Mr. Lacy spent over ten years with Ingram Micro Inc. and its predecessor Micro D serving as Chief Executive Officer. Ingram Micro is the world's largest technology distributor and a leading technology sales, marketing and logistics company. Mr. Lacy served as President and then Chief Executive Officer of Ingram Industries from 1993 to 1996. He was President and Chief Executive Officer of Micro Warehouse in 1996 and 1997. Mr. Lacy was also the co-founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of, an Internet-based microcomputer superstore sold to Office Depot in 2001.

"Marketworks continues to demonstrate its unique ability to assist businesses of all types grow online sales while driving operational efficiency," stated Lacy. "I feel so confident in the Marketworks team, that not only am I serving on their board, I have also personally invested in the company," Lacy commented.

"We are extremely fortunate to have such a seasoned and successful executive join our board," said Doug Hadaway, President and Chief Financial Officer of Marketworks. "Chip brings significant global expertise and insights which will be extremely valuable as we continue to expand internationally," he added.

Mr. Lacy also serves on the Board of Directors for EarthLink, Inc. and was a member of the Board of Directors of EarthLink Network from June 1996 until its merger with MindSpring in 1999. He also serves as a director of Ingram Industries Inc., NETGEAR, Inc. and EVault, Inc., where he is Chairman of the Board.

About Marketworks:

Marketworks is a leading provider of sales automation software and marketing services for multi-channel online selling. As eBay's first and largest Certified Solution Provider, and with an international presence in six countries, Marketworks is committed to driving customers' sales and profits by eliminating operational, channel and geographic barriers associated with selling online. For further information on the Atlanta-based company, please go to

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