The Perfect Profile

Profile Systems appoints Ed Mallen as new president and CEO

West Springfield, MA  January 24, 2002  Profile Systems, a privately held developer of product data and supply chain management solutions, has selected Edward Mallen to serve as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Mallen has over twenty years of senior management experience in a number of successful software and technology ventures.

Prior to joining Profile Systems, Mallen served as the CEO of InterOPS, a provider of managed services for monitoring and managing mission-critical Web environments within the financial services industry, and NetCentric, a developer of Fax over Internet Protocol products for international long distance carriers, next generation carriers, Local Exchange Carriers, Internet Service Providers and specialized messaging service bureaus.

Founded in 1994, Profile Systems has over 200 active customers in a cross section of industries, including consumer goods, medical/surgical, automotive aftermarket, and industrial.  The company's products include ProSYNC® software and MasterDepot® hosted product data management and synchronization solutions and ProSAIM® Supplier Assisted Inventory Management software for automating replenishment.

"We are delighted to have Ed assume the leadership of Profile Systems," says Brad Svrluga, a member of the Profile Systems Board of Directors and Partner at the Berkshires Capital Investors. "Profile Systems has grown its revenue base with an enviable roster of top-notch customers.  We are confident that Ed can take the company to the next level of growth given his depth of software industry experience, track record of success and leadership credentials."