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Compiere Appoints Allen Lovett as Executive Vice President of Field Operations

Veteran Executive to Drive Global Sales and Services


Allen Lovett

Redwood Shores, Calif. – Oct. 28, 2008 – Compiere, Inc., the global leader in open source business solutions, today announced the appointment of Allen Lovett as executive vice president of field operations. Leading global sales and professional services, Lovett will leverage his vast industry experience to drive Compiere's go-to-market strategy in support of the company's continued aggressive expansion throughout Europe, Asia and the Americas.

"Allen's depth of experience and proven track record in the application software industry make him a valuable addition to our executive team," stated Don Klaiss, president and CEO of Compiere. "His mission is to aggressively expand our global partner network and complementary consulting services to take advantage of our substantial market opportunity."

Lovett brings more than 20 years of sales experience to Compiere, during which he built and managed sales for large and emerging growth companies. His industry experience includes enterprise application software sales in both traditional and on-demand environments. Prior to joining Compiere, Lovett served as senior vice president of sales with Savvis Communications, Inc. He has held similar positions with Oracle, Siebel Systems and Upshot.

"I look forward to using my expertise to lead Compiere in expanding our base of lucrative, sustainable partnerships and enhancing our valuable consulting services in support of the company's innovative business solutions," said Lovett. "With the industry's increasing demand for Compiere's flexible and dramatically more affordable business applications, I am excited to join a company marked by rapid growth and supported by a growing network of partner and customer companies spanning the globe."

About Compiere, Inc.

With more than 1.4 million software downloads, Compiere, Inc., founded in 1999, provides a comprehensive and adaptable web-based business solution available on a low cost, open source platform. Compiere's solutions, which earned InfoWorld's 2008 Best of Enterprise Resource Planning Bossie Award, enable a broad range of industries such as distribution, manufacturing, retail, health care, and professional services companies to improve productivity, lower costs, and improve customer service. With applications built on a revolutionary model-based development platform, the company offers continual research and development, support and services to its global network of authorized partners operating in more than 35 countries, is privately held and headquartered in Redwood Shores, Calif. For more information, please visit www.compiere.com.