Stockgroup Information Systems Inc.
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Stockgroup Information Systems Inc.

March 29, 2006 09:00 ET

Stockgroup Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

NEW YORK, NEW YORK--(CCNMatthews - March 29, 2006) - Stockgroup Information Systems Inc. (OTCBB:SWEB)(TSX VENTURE:SWB) announced today the appointment of Ms. Susan Lovell as the Chief Financial Officer.

Ms. Lovell brings to Stockgroup over 10 years of senior management experience in finance, accounting, financial planning, and analysis with firms of various sizes - ranging from an early stage technology company to a high-tech organization with revenues of over US$300 million.

Ms. Lovell spent six years with Crystal Decisions, a global leader in business intelligence software which was acquired by Business Objects in 2003 (NASDAQ:BOBJ). With the acquisition, Business Objects became the largest business intelligence software company in the world with revenues over $1 billion. Ms. Lovell joined Crystal as Controller and was promoted to Director of Financial Planning and Analysis and led the team responsible for business planning, key performance metrics, and business decision reporting across the organization. Ms. Lovell provided meaningful information and analysis that contributed to 15 successive quarters of revenue growth and a 60 point increase in operating margins.

Ms. Lovell was also the former Controller of GaleForce Solutions, an award-winning provider of CRM software for the financial services industry. Ms. Lovell was also responsible for developing and leading the information systems audit practice for Ernst & Young in Vancouver.

As the Chief Financial Officer of Stockgroup, Ms. Lovell will provide direction on financial strategy for the Company.

"We are very excited to welcome Susan to the senior management team," stated Marcus New, CEO and President of Stockgroup. "Susan's experience with highly successful high-tech companies complements the leadership team we have recruited with the key experience of growing companies to $100 million in revenue."

"Stockgroup has demonstrated impressive growth over the last several quarters. I am very pleased to have the opportunity to contribute my skills and experience to further its success. We are in an exciting industry of change in how information is created and developed for the financial markets. The emergence of Citizen Journalism and Stockgroup's focus on collaborative technologies with a platform to facilitate this phenomenal changing environment positions us at the leading edge of the Social Network revolution," said Ms. Lovell.

About Stockgroup Information Systems Inc.

As an online media company, Stockgroup Information Systems provides a complete financial data source for investors, investment advisory firms, press and media organizations as well as access to specific demographics for advertisers. Stockgroup owns and operates the StockHouse media properties. To find out more about Stockgroup (OTCBB: SWEB, TSX-V: SWB), visit our website at www.stockgroup.com.

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Contact Information

  • Stockgroup Information Systems Inc.
    Marcus New
    CEO and President
    1-800-650-1211
    www.stockgroup.com