Mark Burton Joins Longview Solutions as CEO

Mark Burton Takes the Reins with Objective of Accelerating Longview Growth

Jul 07, 2005, 01:00 ET from Longview Solutions

    TORONTO, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Longview Solutions, a leading software
 developer in the Performance Management software space, announced today the
 appointment of Mark Burton as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Mark, a member of
 Longview's Board of Directors, has a history of navigating companies to
 maximize their potential.
     "It is a testament to Longview's potential to have attracted the executive
 talent for which Mark Burton is recognized," said Howard Gwin, Chairman of
 Longview's Board of Directors. "Longview's investors and its Board appreciate
 the progress Longview realized under the tutelage of Matt Townley, and believe
 the company is firmly positioned for Mark to take it to the next level."
     When asked by industry insiders why he chose to lead Longview Solutions,
 Mark said, "Longview has the best Performance Management software on the
 market.  I see tremendous potential for this company, its product, and the
 market. My plan is to steer this company strongly into the winners circle."
     Mark's most recent role was President and CEO of AD OPT Technologies, a
 profitable, TSX-listed, leading provider of enterprise software. AD OPT was
 acquired by Kronos Inc. in late 2004. Prior to leading AD OPT, Mark was
 President and CEO of Digital Processing Systems a publicly traded manufacturer
 of broadcast industry hardware and software with revenues of approximately $65
     In addition to Mark's experience leading technology companies to
 profitability, he has more than ten years experience as a lawyer advising
 technology companies on financing, M&A, intellectual property and business
 strategy matters.
     About Longview Solutions
     Longview Solutions makes Performance Mananagement Finance software that
 many of the world's most respected companies use to drive performance with
 speed, visibility and financial integrity. Our technology platform supports
 the diverse needs of the CFO with business processes including Management
 Reporting, Planning, Budgeting, Forecasting, Consolidation, Strategic Tax, and
 Finance-related enterprise Learning, Compliance and Knowledge Management.
 Since 1995, Longview Solutions has established presence in Toronto, Montreal,
 Calgary, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Jose,
 London, Madrid and Milan. For more information see:
      For further information, please contact:
      Marilyn Schaffer
      Longview Solutions
      T: 905.513.5216
      M: 905.301.8388

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