SAND Appoints Steve Dennison as Director; Transportation Executive Brings Corporate Finance Focus to Board

Jan 06, 2003, 00:00 ET from SAND Technology

    MONTREAL, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --
 SAND Technology(TM) (Nasdaq:   SNDT) today announced that Steve Dennison, the
 Commercial Director of transportation and logistics giant Lynx Express has
 joined the Company's Board of Directors.   Dennison, who will also be a member
 of the audit committee, has a diverse background in corporate finance and will
 add an additional strength to Company governance.
     "The Board and I are very excited to have Steve join us in this capacity,"
 said Arthur Ritchie, SAND's CEO and Chairman of the Board. "Not only is he a
 very experienced business man whose insight will be an invaluable asset, Lynx
 Express is an active user of SAND products so he can contribute first hand a
 customer perspective to board decisions.  As a citizen of the European
 Economic Community his appointment reflects the international flavor of our
     Steve Dennison has been Commercial Director of one of the UK's largest
 transportation companies since 1999 when he wrapped up a four year period as
 Finance Director and Corporate Secretary for Red Star Parcels Limited.  From
 1988 to 1993 Dennison, who is a Qualified Chartered Accountant, was with KPMG
 most recently as Corporate Finance Manager.  He holds a Bsc (Hons) in
 Management Science from University of Manchester.
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