Compact Solutions Attracts New President and COO

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Industry veteran, Tim McBreen, selected to drive new market strategy, expansion into Europe and support growing customer base.

Compact Solutions, innovator of high-performance solutions to industry's toughest data management problems, today announced that Mr. Tim McBreen has joined the company as its President and Chief Operating Officer.

Managing Compact Solutions to the Next Stage of Growth

As president and COO, Mr. McBreen will apply his 30 years of experience in the information technology arena to the growth of the company's U.S. operations. A critical component of Compact Solution's growth strategy will be its development of industry practices. Moving forward, the company will focus its solutions on those strategic verticals where massive data stores are endemic, and where the company's high-performance approach will yield the greatest return on investment. Mr. McBreen will be working to develop key areas within the company to support this strategy and to keep pace with the company's growing client base; these areas will include business development, solution delivery, human resources and recruiting, marketing, and finance.

"I joined Compact Solutions because I believe we have the opportunity to be the world's premier provider of solutions that manage and integrate massive amounts of data and sophisticated information infrastructure," said Mr. McBreen. "This is an opportunity for us to leverage our past success and incorporate the capabilities of our new team in Poland to move aggressively into strategic vertical markets such as financial services, telecom and consumer/retail industries."

Tim succeeds Mr. Pankaj Agrawal, the company's founder, in this role. Mr. Agrawal, a recognized authority in the field of high performance data management technology, will become Compact Solution's Chief Executive Officer. He will also continue to support the company as its Chief Technology Officer and will spearhead the growth and development of the Company's European operations.

"Tim understands the management role, understands our customers' core issues, understands our technology space, and has been a key advisor to Fortune 1000 companies," said Mr. Agrawal. "His leadership and his practical, pragmatic approach to what we do will make it possible for our company to continue to deliver dramatic business value and serve as solid business partners to our customers."

About Tim McBreen

Tim's rich background encompasses the commercial software, consulting and corporate worlds. He has been a leader in both management and technology. His career has taken him to both sides of the consulting equation and has helped him develop a deep understanding of both the customer and consultant perspectives. Over the years he has been part of four companies that have either successfully conducted their IPOs or been acquired based on the value of their unique set of solutions. He has held senior, strategic positions with systems integration firms and software corporations, and has specialized in vertical industries that are strategically imperative to the growth of Compact Solutions. His leadership style can best be characterized as practical, pragmatic and committed to delivering value to the customer.

Tim's work has ranged from building software products and organizations, to assisting Fortune 500 companies implement new technology strategies, processes and solutions. Prior to joining the Compact Solutions, Tim was a principal consultant with Tatum, an executive services consulting firm providing financial and technology leadership to Fortune 1000 clients, and the president of Technology Management Group. Earlier, Tim served as the Chief Technology Officer for the Kemper Insurance Companies. He was also the Practice Director for the Retail and e-Business practices at Knightsbridge Solutions, and Vice President of Consumer Products Practice with Technology Solutions Company. Tim built his early career at leading companies in technology, financial services and consumer package goods including Allstate, Kraft and Pansophic Systems.

About Compact Solutions

Compact Solutions, LLC engineers and implements high-performance solutions designed to manage and integrate massive amounts of information and solve the toughest data problems. The company's finely honed expertise has yielded a streamlined approach that delivers solutions in unprecedented timeframes, contains client costs and yields rapid, sustainable return on data. Headquartered in Chicago, the company maintains offices in New Jersey, Boston, London and Krakow. Compact Solutions' clients include some of the world's largest corporations in Manufacturing, Retail, Telecommunications and Financial Services. Further information is available by visiting

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