Keane, Inc. Announces Dismissal of Richard S. Garnick

Sep 29, 2006, 01:00 ET from Keane, Inc.

    BOSTON, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Keane, Inc. (NYSE:   KEA), a
 leading business process and information technology (IT) services firm,
 announced today that Richard S. Garnick, President of North American
 Services and Global Business Lines and a member of the Company's Office of
 the President, has been dismissed for cause and will leave the Company
 effective today.
     The dismissal was for just cause related to compliance with the
 Company's policy on travel expenses and unauthorized communications
 inconsistent with the Company's interests. Because this action involves a
 personnel matter, the Company does not intend to discuss specific details
 concerning the reasons for Mr. Garnick's dismissal.
     John J. Leahy, also a member of the Office of the President, an office
 created in May by the Company's Board of Directors as a temporary measure
 until the search for a new President and CEO is concluded, will continue to
 serve as the Company's interim president and CEO and chief financial
 officer. The Company expects to name a new President and CEO before the end
 of the year.
     About Keane
     In business since 1965, Keane, Inc. (NYSE:   KEA) is a leading business
 process and IT services firm. Keane delivers Application and Business
 Process Services to help clients transform their business and IT operations
 to achieve demonstrable, measurable, and sustainable business benefit. As a
 trusted advisor and partner for its clients, Keane solves real business
 issues through the development and implementation of cost-effective,
 change-oriented, industry-specific solutions.
     Specifically, Keane delivers highly synergistic application and
 business process services, including Application Development and
 Integration Services, Architecture Services, Application Outsourcing,
 Program Management, and Testing, as well as Business Transformation
 Services including Business Process Outsourcing. Keane believes that
 business and IT improvements are best realized by streamlining and
 optimizing business and IT processes, implementing rigorous management
 disciplines, and fostering a culture of accountability through meaningful
 performance metrics. Based in Boston, Mass., Keane delivers its services
 throughout the United States, Australia, Canada, India, and the United
 Kingdom. For more information, visit
     Safe Harbor for Forward-Looking Statements: This press release contains
 a number of forward-looking statements, including with respect to the
 anticipated timing for naming a new President and CEO. Any statements that
 are not statements of historical fact (including statements containing the
 words "believes," "plans," "anticipates," "expects," "estimates,"
 "intends," "may," "projects," "will," "would," and similar expressions)
 should also be considered to be forward-looking statements. There are a
 number of important factors that could cause actual results or events to
 differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements,
 including: continued or further downturns in the US economy, political and
 economic conditions in India, the loss of one or more major clients,
 unanticipated disruptions to Keane's business, the execution and successful
 completion of contracts evidencing new bookings, the successful completion
 of software development or management projects, the availability and
 utilization rate of professional staff, and other factors detailed under
 the caption "Risk Factors" in Keane's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the
 quarter ended June 30, 2006, which important factors are incorporated
 herein by this reference. Keane disclaims any intention or obligation to
 update any forward-looking statements as a result of developments occurring
 after the date of this press release, including the potential impact of any
 future acquisitions, mergers, or dispositions it may make.
     Danielle Wuschke
     Keane Public Relations
     Larry Vale
     Keane Investor Relations

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