Open EC Technologies, Inc.
TSX VENTURE : OCE

Open EC Technologies, Inc.

May 25, 2010 09:01 ET

Open EC Technologies, Inc. Steve Cochran to Join Open EC's Subsidiary, SoftCare as USA Sales Director

NORTH VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - May 25, 2010) - Open EC Technologies, Inc's (TSX VENTURE:OCE) subsidiary, SoftCare EC Solutions Inc ("SoftCare" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that Mr. Steve Cochran has joined the Company as SoftCare's Director of USA Sales based in Alpharetta, Georgia.

Mr. Cochran recently held several key executive roles, including Chief Marketing Officer at Inovis, a leading global B2B software and services provider in the US, recently acquired by GXS. Prior to his work at Inovis, Steve held key business and technology leadership roles at diverse technology and services companies such as Adaptec, Real3D, Lockheed Martin and General Electric. Steve holds a MBA from Rollins College and a Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Kentucky. 

Martyn Armstrong, CEO of Open EC states, "We are pleased to have Mr. Cochran join the SoftCare team where his years of technology company experience in high growth business environments will certainly benefit our company. We are looking forward to his contribution to our USA strategic planning, business development and revenue growth initiatives in both Retail Supply Chain and the emerging US Healthcare Sectors."

Mr. Cochran states: "I am very pleased to join the SoftCare team. With its innovative e-business software solutions, it's a great opportunity to apply my specific industry experience to accelerate the company's revenue development in these high growth emerging markets". 

About Open EC Technologies Inc.

Open EC is a TSX Venture Exchange listed company. Its subsidiary, SoftCare EC Solutions Inc. is an e-business software, services and solution provider. SoftCare's OpenEC® e-business software includes solutions for Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), Healthcare Interoperability and Business Process Management. The Company sells the OpenEC® products and solutions to the healthcare, financial services and retail supply chain in North America. The company has a growing focus on turnkey solutions for US Healthcare Information Technology Reforms funded by the US Federal Government ARRA programs for Healthcare IT Interoperable mandates. Additional product and solution information is available on the web at www.softcarehealthcare.com and www.softcare.com and additional public company information is available on the web at www.openec.com. The Company's common shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol: OCE.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

Martyn A. Armstrong, President and CEO

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