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Alex Shootman Joins Vignette to Lead Global Sales and Services

  • 26 October, 2006 10:52

<p>AUSTRALIA, Sydney — 26 October 2006 — Vignette today announced that Alex Shootman will join the company as senior vice president of Worldwide Sales and Services, effective October 20, 2006.</p>
<p>Prior to joining Vignette, Shootman served as executive vice president of Worldwide Sales and Marketing at TeleTech and was responsible for all revenue generating and market facing activities at the global business process outsourcing (BPO) company. Prior to TeleTech, Shootman held the position of vice president of Sales and Services for the Americas region at BMC. At BMC, he was responsible for sales, pre-sales, professional services and customer support. Shootman began his career with IBM Corporation. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin.</p>
<p>Shootman replaces Chuck Neal who resigned in August.</p>
<p>“We are thrilled to welcome Alex to our senior leadership team,” said Mike Aviles, president and chief executive officer at Vignette. “Alex is a seasoned executive with a strong background in enterprise software and a proven track record of driving growth and service. His leadership and experience should bring immediate value to our customers, employees and shareholders.”</p>
<p>“Vignette has an impressive customer base, great people and a solid financial foundation,” said Shootman. “I’m excited to be part of the new management team that will lead Vignette into the future.”</p>
<p>About Vignette
For more than 10 years, Vignette (NASDAQ: VIGN) 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, manage their risk and realize greater savings and efficiencies. Vignette is headquartered in Austin, Texas with local operations worldwide. Visit <http:></http:> .</p>
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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