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Pat Kelly to Join Vignette as Chief Financial Officer

  • 26 June, 2006 17:52

<p>AUSTIN, Texas — 26 June 2006 — Vignette, a leading provider of enterprise content management (ECM) solutions, today announced that Pat Kelly will join the company as chief financial officer, effective July 17.</p>
<p>Kelly currently serves as director of Global Facilities Planning at Dell Corporation and spent six years as CFO of Trilogy Software, one of the world’s largest privately held software companies.  Prior to Trilogy, Kelly served as CFO at The Sabre Group through its spin-out from American Airlines and initial public offering.  He also served as vice president of Financial Planning and Analysis with American Airlines.</p>
<p>Kelly received a Master of Business Administration from Carnegie Mellon University and has a Bachelor of Science from the School of Engineering at the University of Virginia.  He replaces Charles Sansbury who announced his intention to resign last month.</p>
<p>“We are ecstatic to welcome Pat as our new chief financial officer,” said Mike Aviles, chief executive officer at Vignette. “Throughout his career, Pat has demonstrated strong financial leadership at some of the world’s most recognised and respected corporations.  He brings deep software industry experience, public company acumen and a strong operational background to Vignette.  He will be a great complement to our team.”</p>
<p>“I look forward to joining Vignette at this important time in the company’s history.  With its impressive customer base, world-class products and solid financial foundation, Vignette is well-positioned in the ECM market. I am excited about the opportunity in front of the company,” said Kelly.</p>
<p>About Vignette
For more than 10 years, Vignette has helped organisations worldwide transform their content from a liability to an asset. Vignette’s family of Enterprise Content Management (ECM) solutions lets these organisations leverage their records, documents, Web pages, images, multimedia and other unstructured content to create new opportunities, expand profits, and realize greater savings and efficiencies. Vignette is headquartered in Austin, Texas with local operations worldwide. Visit www.vignette.com to see how the world’s best-known organisations have worked with Vignette to increase their productivity, reduce their costs, manage their risk and improve their interactions with key constituents.</p>
<p>FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS
The statements contained in this press release that are not purely historical are forward-looking statements including statements regarding the Company’s expectations, beliefs, hopes, intentions or strategies regarding the future. Forward-looking statements include statements regarding Vignette’s products, future sales, market growth and competition. All forward-looking statements included in this press release are based upon information available to the Company as of the date hereof, and the Company assumes no obligation to update any such forward-looking statement. Actual results could differ materially from the Company’s current expectations. Factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to, Future Losses, Limited Operating History, Fluctuation of Quarterly Revenues and Operating Results, Acquisition Integration, Competition, Dependence on a Small Number of Large Orders, Lengthy Sales Cycle and Product Implementation, Market Awareness of Our Product, Rapid Changes in Technology and New Products, and other factors and risks discussed in the Company’s reports filed from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission.</p>
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<p>Contact:</p>
<p>Debbie Sassine
Max Australia
T: +61 2 9954 3492
E: debbie.sassine@maxaustralia.com.au</p>

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