Datalex Names Director of Public Relations

Mantero's Experience in B2B Global Communications

Enriches Datalex's Worldwide Presence



Apr 12, 2001, 01:00 ET from Datalex

    DUBLIN, Ireland and ATLANTA, April 12 /PRNewswire/ --
 Datalex (Nasdaq:   DLEX) (ISE: DLE), a leading developer of business solutions
 for the global travel industry, today appointed Frank Mantero to the position
 of director of public relations.  Based at Datalex's Atlanta office, Mantero
 will direct corporate PR strategy in sync with Datalex's overall brand
 strategy.  He will oversee all agency, media and industry analyst
 relationships.
     "Datalex's worldwide presence is further enriched by Frank's
 multi-cultural background," said Richard Kunz, Datalex SVP for Marketing.
 "His perspective and years of business communications and public relations
 experience furthers our ability in communicating to our industry stakeholders
 and global audience."
     Mantero holds more than 10 years experience in all aspects of public
 relations and marketing communications.  Most recently, Mantero established
 and implemented the analyst and public relations program for an Atlanta-based
 emerging technology company.  Mantero's background also includes experience as
 director of business communication for BellSouth and several years of
 experience working for global PR agencies.
     "I am excited about the opportunity to use my professional skills in
 tandem with my knowledge of various cultures and languages," Mantero said.
 "As Datalex continues its reach across the globe, I look forward to my role in
 enhancing the company's position as the industry leader in travel technology
 solutions."
     Mantero was born in Madrid, Spain, and was educated in the United States.
 Conversant in Spanish, French and English, Mantero also holds a master's
 degree in communications and a B.A. in political science and Spanish.  He
 lives in Atlanta with his wife and three children.
 
     About Datalex
     Datalex is a leading provider of e-Business solutions for the global
 travel industry.  Founded in 1985, the company is headquartered in Dublin,
 Ireland, and maintains offices in Europe, the USA, the Asia-Pacific region,
 and Africa.  Datalex employs more than 500 professionals.  Datalex is a
 technology partner of Atraxis, Worldspan, and ORBITZ, the new airline travel
 site developed by United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines,
 Northwest Airlines, and Continental Airlines.  Datalex is a publicly held
 company traded on both the Irish Stock Exchange
 (symb: DLE) and Nasdaq (symb: DLEX).  For more information, please visit the
 company's Web site at www.datalex.com .
 
     This press release contains certain forward-looking statements.  Actual
 results may differ materially from those projected or implied in such forward-
 looking statements.  Such forward-looking information involves risks and
 uncertainties that could significantly affect expected results.  These risks
 and uncertainties are discussed in the Company's SEC filings, including, but
 not limited to, the Company's Form 6-K containing this press release and
 certain sections of the Company's Registration Statement on Form F-1.
 
 

SOURCE Datalex
    DUBLIN, Ireland and ATLANTA, April 12 /PRNewswire/ --
 Datalex (Nasdaq:   DLEX) (ISE: DLE), a leading developer of business solutions
 for the global travel industry, today appointed Frank Mantero to the position
 of director of public relations.  Based at Datalex's Atlanta office, Mantero
 will direct corporate PR strategy in sync with Datalex's overall brand
 strategy.  He will oversee all agency, media and industry analyst
 relationships.
     "Datalex's worldwide presence is further enriched by Frank's
 multi-cultural background," said Richard Kunz, Datalex SVP for Marketing.
 "His perspective and years of business communications and public relations
 experience furthers our ability in communicating to our industry stakeholders
 and global audience."
     Mantero holds more than 10 years experience in all aspects of public
 relations and marketing communications.  Most recently, Mantero established
 and implemented the analyst and public relations program for an Atlanta-based
 emerging technology company.  Mantero's background also includes experience as
 director of business communication for BellSouth and several years of
 experience working for global PR agencies.
     "I am excited about the opportunity to use my professional skills in
 tandem with my knowledge of various cultures and languages," Mantero said.
 "As Datalex continues its reach across the globe, I look forward to my role in
 enhancing the company's position as the industry leader in travel technology
 solutions."
     Mantero was born in Madrid, Spain, and was educated in the United States.
 Conversant in Spanish, French and English, Mantero also holds a master's
 degree in communications and a B.A. in political science and Spanish.  He
 lives in Atlanta with his wife and three children.
 
     About Datalex
     Datalex is a leading provider of e-Business solutions for the global
 travel industry.  Founded in 1985, the company is headquartered in Dublin,
 Ireland, and maintains offices in Europe, the USA, the Asia-Pacific region,
 and Africa.  Datalex employs more than 500 professionals.  Datalex is a
 technology partner of Atraxis, Worldspan, and ORBITZ, the new airline travel
 site developed by United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines,
 Northwest Airlines, and Continental Airlines.  Datalex is a publicly held
 company traded on both the Irish Stock Exchange
 (symb: DLE) and Nasdaq (symb: DLEX).  For more information, please visit the
 company's Web site at www.datalex.com .
 
     This press release contains certain forward-looking statements.  Actual
 results may differ materially from those projected or implied in such forward-
 looking statements.  Such forward-looking information involves risks and
 uncertainties that could significantly affect expected results.  These risks
 and uncertainties are discussed in the Company's SEC filings, including, but
 not limited to, the Company's Form 6-K containing this press release and
 certain sections of the Company's Registration Statement on Form F-1.
 
 SOURCE  Datalex