Hostcentric Names Fred Pounds Chairman of the Board; CEO Assumes Chairmanship After Successful Leadership During Crucial First Year

Apr 26, 2001, 01:00 ET from Hostcentric, Inc.

    HOUSTON, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Hostcentric, Inc., one of America's
 leading managed service providers, announced today that CEO Fred Pounds was
 named Chairman of the Board at this week's meeting of the company's Board of
 Directors.  Former Chairman, Steve Harter, will assume the role of Vice
 Chairman.
     Bringing with him more than 30 years of experience with both publicly and
 privately held companies, Mr. Pounds joined Hostcentric at the inception of
 the company in May 2000.  Over his career, Mr. Pounds has been actively
 involved with the successful start up of three companies.  His extensive
 business background includes executive positions with Price Waterhouse, Avanti
 Health Systems and, most recently, with US Oncology, Inc., a publicly traded
 healthcare services company.
     "The results achieved to date by our outstanding management team and
 employees are truly gratifying," said Mr. Pounds.  "I consider it a privilege
 to be recognized by our Board for helping to lead our company in these
 challenging times.  I look forward to a great 2001, a year we plan to further
 our leadership role in the managed services industry."
     Notre Capital Ventures founder, Steve Harter, served as Chairman of
 Hostcentric from May 2000 until the unanimous Board vote that named Mr. Pounds
 Chairman and Mr. Harter Vice Chairman.  "The decision by our Board to elevate
 Fred Pounds reflects the outstanding progress to date on achieving our
 business plan in a demanding market place," said Mr. Harter.  "Our Board has
 every confidence that Fred will continue to be successful as he leads
 Hostcentric to achieve its strategic goals."
 
     About Hostcentric, Inc.
     Hostcentric, Inc. is one of the largest privately held managed service
 providers, offering services in applications infrastructure management,
 e-commerce systems and support, streaming media, Web hosting, global domain
 name registration and content distribution services.  One of the first
 companies to be designated as an Oracle Authorized Application Provider,
 Hostcentric provides application services and infrastructure support for the
 Oracle E-Business Suite, as well as Oracle's database products.  To learn more
 about Hostcentric, visit www.hostcentric.com.
 
     All trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their
 respective manufacturers.
 
     Portions of this document may constitute "forward-looking statements" as
 defined by federal law.  Although the company believes any such statements are
 based on reasonable assumptions, there is no assurance that actual outcomes
 will not be materially different.
 
      For more information, contact:
      Kenni Driver
      Driver Public Relations
      (972) 759-5555 ext. 27
      kenni@rizzuti.com
 
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    HOUSTON, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Hostcentric, Inc., one of America's
 leading managed service providers, announced today that CEO Fred Pounds was
 named Chairman of the Board at this week's meeting of the company's Board of
 Directors.  Former Chairman, Steve Harter, will assume the role of Vice
 Chairman.
     Bringing with him more than 30 years of experience with both publicly and
 privately held companies, Mr. Pounds joined Hostcentric at the inception of
 the company in May 2000.  Over his career, Mr. Pounds has been actively
 involved with the successful start up of three companies.  His extensive
 business background includes executive positions with Price Waterhouse, Avanti
 Health Systems and, most recently, with US Oncology, Inc., a publicly traded
 healthcare services company.
     "The results achieved to date by our outstanding management team and
 employees are truly gratifying," said Mr. Pounds.  "I consider it a privilege
 to be recognized by our Board for helping to lead our company in these
 challenging times.  I look forward to a great 2001, a year we plan to further
 our leadership role in the managed services industry."
     Notre Capital Ventures founder, Steve Harter, served as Chairman of
 Hostcentric from May 2000 until the unanimous Board vote that named Mr. Pounds
 Chairman and Mr. Harter Vice Chairman.  "The decision by our Board to elevate
 Fred Pounds reflects the outstanding progress to date on achieving our
 business plan in a demanding market place," said Mr. Harter.  "Our Board has
 every confidence that Fred will continue to be successful as he leads
 Hostcentric to achieve its strategic goals."
 
     About Hostcentric, Inc.
     Hostcentric, Inc. is one of the largest privately held managed service
 providers, offering services in applications infrastructure management,
 e-commerce systems and support, streaming media, Web hosting, global domain
 name registration and content distribution services.  One of the first
 companies to be designated as an Oracle Authorized Application Provider,
 Hostcentric provides application services and infrastructure support for the
 Oracle E-Business Suite, as well as Oracle's database products.  To learn more
 about Hostcentric, visit www.hostcentric.com.
 
     All trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their
 respective manufacturers.
 
     Portions of this document may constitute "forward-looking statements" as
 defined by federal law.  Although the company believes any such statements are
 based on reasonable assumptions, there is no assurance that actual outcomes
 will not be materially different.
 
      For more information, contact:
      Kenni Driver
      Driver Public Relations
      (972) 759-5555 ext. 27
      kenni@rizzuti.com
 
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