SOURCE: TradeBeam

January 28, 2008 08:00 ET

TradeBeam Names Buff Jones Executive Vice President, Solutions, Engineering and Managed Services

Highly Experienced Executive to Accelerate Development of Global Trade Management Platform

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwire - January 28, 2008) - TradeBeam, a leading provider of Global Trade Management (GTM) software, today named Buff Jones the company's new executive vice president, solutions, engineering and managed services. Jones brings to TradeBeam more than 15 years of executive management experience in the technology industry and will be responsible for product strategy and implementation.

Jones has held senior positions in engineering, product management and sales, and has been the general manager of a number of business units. Prior to TradeBeam, Jones was executive vice president of products at Macrovision, where she was responsible for product management, development, architecture and technical support of Macrovision's business-to-business and entertainment software products, both SaaS and deployed. Before Macrovision, Buff was vice president of the WebSphere Business Integration Development group at IBM, where she was responsible for a global team that delivered a solution re-engineered on SOA. Buff has also held senior management positions at CrossWorlds Software, Merant/MicroFocus, Compuware and Candle.

"Buff is a highly experienced leader who has helped transform the products and grow the companies she has worked with," said Graham R. F. Napier, president and CEO of TradeBeam. "Her software development expertise and track record will be instrumental in our ongoing effort to meet the rapidly evolving needs of our customers with an accelerated development cycle."

"As the efficient management of global trade becomes increasingly critical to competitiveness and profitability, more businesses in more industries are looking to TradeBeam for a comprehensive global trade management platform that provides the control, visibility, and logistical support they need," said Buff Jones. "I look forward to helping TradeBeam quickly deliver the next generation of the industry's most comprehensive GTM platform."

About TradeBeam

TradeBeam is a Global Trade Management (GTM) software and services company providing on demand solutions that streamline global trading for enterprises and their partners. TradeBeam's integrated solution provides import and export compliance and visibility including inventory management, shipment tracking, and supply chain event management, as well as global trade finance solutions such as open account and letter of credit management. TradeBeam has over 1,800 customers in 100+ countries worldwide. For more information, please visit

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