SOURCE: PRG Group, Inc.

June 09, 2008 08:00 ET

PRG Group Announces New President for Prime Communications

PISCATAWAY, NJ--(Marketwire - June 9, 2008) - PRG Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PRGJ), a holding company for PRG Systems Inc., Prime Communications Inc. and Locatum Inc., is pleased to announce that Ken Archer is now President of Prime Communications and the newest member of the PRG Board of Directors. Archer comes to Prime from Avaya, where he held the position of Vice President, North America channels since 2005.

Prior to joining Avaya, Ken Archer was with Hewlett Packard, where he was responsible for the Direct Response Channel. The Direct Response Channel was Hewlett Packard's largest and fastest growing indirect sales channel. He was recruited to Avaya to revamp the channel program, strategy and to allow the channel to be the growth engine in Avaya's overall "go to market" sales strategy.

From 2005 to 2007, sales for Avaya's North America channel grew 50%, earning Archer a place in the top three on VARBusiness's magazine of Top 100 Channel Executives. According to the magazine, the list is compiled based on information from IT analysts' data, accumulated knowledge of the executive and market share of his or her company. PRG management is gratified to have an industry honoree join its ranks.

"Our Prime Communications subsidiary retails Avaya products and services; so Archer will undoubtedly spend minimal time getting up to speed in his new position. I can't think of anyone more suited to run Prime," said Uma Pandey, CEO of PRG Group. "We are very pleased he's accepted the responsibility, and we look forward to the results his expertise is sure to produce for Prime and PRG as a whole," Pandey concluded.

About PRG Group, Inc.:

PRG Group, Inc., a holding company for PRG Systems Inc., Prime Communications and LOCATUM, has lines of business in: Consulting, Managed Services, Equipment, Network Services, Research & Development and Professional Training. PRG Group subsidiaries provide leading edge business support processes, technology and software to companies seeking to improve their cost structure, productivity and system efficiency. PRG Group, a Delaware-based corporation with offices in New Jersey, has been recognized as a leader in designing integrated solutions for businesses of all sizes.

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