SOURCE: Parature

October 25, 2006 09:40 ET

Parature Names David King Vice President of Sales

Twelve-Year Technology Sales Veteran Brings Strong Track Record of Revenue Growth

VIENNA, VA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 25, 2006 -- Parature, provider of award-winning, on-demand customer support software, announced today the appointment of David King as Vice President of Sales. Mr. King will be responsible for accelerating Parature's global sales initiatives, including both direct and channel sales efforts, as well as directing sales personnel nationwide, and expanding sales efforts into new markets. Backed by over twelve years of technology and financial services sales and management experience, Mr. King brings to Parature keen insight in developing successful sales strategies and driving top-line revenue growth. "I'm very excited to join Parature, due to its innovative, powerful on-demand software, continuous substantial growth, and the company's commitment to customer and employee excellence," stated Mr. King. "I look forward to contributing to Parature's continued success by capitalizing on its solid foundation, while developing strategies to expand into lucrative new areas."

Prior to joining Parature, Mr. King was the sales director for Advanced Solutions International (ASI), an enterprise customer relationship management software manufacturer. During his tenure at ASI, Mr. King was responsible for software and services global sales through management of direct sales efforts and an international partner network. Preceding his position with ASI, Mr. King co-founded and led the sales and marketing division of Active Matter, a nationally recognized Web solutions provider. Active Matter was recognized by Washington Business Journal in 2002 as the "Top Web Design Firm in the DC Area." Active Matter was acquired in 2003 by Advanced Solutions International, Inc. Previously, Mr. King held sales positions with Merrill Lynch, global financial services provider, and Nortel Networks, leading telecommunications equipment manufacturer.

"David's proven sales expertise and success, particularly in developing solid, long-term sales strategies and growing sales revenue while lowering expenses, as well as his demonstrated abilities to lead and motivate teams, makes him a great addition to our management team," said Duke Chung, CEO and President, Parature. "With Parature's innovative, robust customer support software, along with David's leadership and sales experience, we are confident that our revenue and market share will continue to increase and distinguish us as the on-demand support software industry leader."

For information on Parature's Customer Support Solution, please visit http://www.parature.com/landing/customersupport.aspx

About Parature

Parature provides on-demand customer support and help desk software, enabling companies to improve their internal and external support while reducing costs. Through its suite of modules, Parature allows companies to provide critical service information on a 24x7 basis via the Internet, resulting in reduction of inbound support load and significantly decreased support costs. With a consistent growth rate of over 100% year over year, Parature serves industry leaders such as Office Depot, ATI Technologies Inc. and Florida State University. For more information on Parature, or to sign up for the FREE 30 Day Trial, please visit www.parature.com.

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