Sierra Systems Group Inc.

Sierra Systems Group Inc.

July 11, 2005 18:57 ET

Sierra Systems' Principal Appointed CIPS President

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - July 11, 2005) - Sierra Systems Consultants Inc., a wholly-owned Canadian operating subsidiary of Sierra Systems Group Inc. (TSX:SSG), is pleased to announce that Dennis Hulme, a Principal in the Company's Edmonton office, has accepted the role of President for the Canadian Information Processing Society ("CIPS") for the 2005-2006 year. Founded in 1958, CIPS is a non-profit professional association of over 6000 IT practitioners in Canada, focusing on important issues affecting the IT industry and profession.

As President, Mr. Hulme will be responsible for leading the society in the development and implementation of its plans promoting IT professionalism to industry, stakeholders and IT practitioners.

Mr. Hulme's presidency was announced at the AGM on May 30, 2005. A member for more than 15 years, Mr. Hulme is a committed supporter of CIPS and holds the designation of Information Systems Professional of Canada ("I.S.P."). From 1995 to 2000, Mr. Hulme was a member of the Board of Directors of the CIPS Edmonton Section where he served in a number of roles including CIPS Edmonton Section President. From 2001 to 2004, Mr. Hulme served as Director-at-Large for the CIPS National Board of Directors then went on to become CIPS Vice President in May 2004.

"Dennis is a very experienced IT professional, successful consultant, and passionate leader," said Kate Hodges, Sierra Systems' Edmonton Branch Manager. "We are extremely proud of his contributions to our branch, in particular the expertise he provides in the healthcare, telecommunications, and government sectors. His extensive involvement with CIPS over the years will enable him to lead with integrity and set the right tone for excellence in IT."

About Sierra Systems

Since 1966, Sierra Systems Group Inc. (TSX:SSG) has been improving the operational performance of our clients by delivering superior information technology and business consulting services. Through our extensive experience in Business Consulting, Solutions Delivery, and Managed Services, Sierra Systems has emerged as a trusted advisor to many leading private and public sector organizations across North America. With offices in Austin, Calgary, Dallas, Edmonton, Fredericton, Halifax, Hartford, Los Angeles, Olympia, Ottawa, Seattle, Toronto, Vancouver, Victoria, and Winnipeg, our consultants are never far from our clients. In Justice, Health, Government, and various other industries, Sierra Systems continues to win exciting engagements in the face of stiff competition. Visit us at

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