Novadigm Appoints Software Sales and Marketing Veteran as President And Chief Operating Officer

Apr 17, 2001, 01:00 ET from Novadigm, Inc.

    MAHWAH, N.J., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Novadigm(R), Inc. (Nasdaq: NVDM), a
 leading provider of automated software and content management solutions for
 enterprise and Internet computing environments, today announced the
 appointment of Gerald Labie as its new President and Chief Operating Officer.
 Mr. Labie will report to Novadigm Chairman and CEO Albion Fitzgerald.
     As Novadigm's new President and COO, Mr. Labie's responsibilities include
 managing the daily operations of the company with a focus on the efficiency
 and growth of Novadigm's worldwide sales, services and channels activities.
     "Jerry's general management, operations and international background
 coupled with his strong hands-on management experience in sales and marketing
 is just the right combination of capabilities for Novadigm at just the right
 time," said Mr. Fitzgerald.  "The company now has the senior management team
 in place to capitalize on the tremendous opportunity presented by our leading
 technology, revenue generating alliances and the enormous market need."
     "Novadigm has uniquely valuable technology that is essential to effective
 management of large-scale and mid-size enterprise and Internet computing
 environments," said Mr. Labie.  "My overall objective is to accelerate the
 market's understanding of these capabilities and establish Novadigm and its
 technology as the management standard for digital assets in the extended
 enterprise.  More immediately, we will focus on improving the reach and
 productivity of our channels on a worldwide basis."
     Mr. Labie, 57, is a veteran software, IT and services executive with
 experience in the enterprise arena.  Most recently as senior vice president of
 marketing for Tech Data Corporation, a $17 billion IT products and services
 company, Mr. Labie led the U.S. business to achieve record revenue growth of
 25% year-over-year, returned the marketing services group to profitability,
 and dramatically scaled new business units to increase marketshare.  In his
 previous position at Tech Data, Mr. Labie served as president and managing
 director of European operations, overseeing Tech Data's $1.7 billion European
 business operations including sales, marketing, distribution, information
 technology, and a staff of 1,100.  During his tenure at Tech Data, Mr. Labie
 also spearheaded key business initiatives such as best practices
 implementation, supply chain management and electronic commerce, and, as part
 of his European assignment, was responsible for business development.
     Prior to joining Tech Data, Mr. Labie held several key positions from 1989
 to 1997 at Corporate Software, Inc.  During his tenure at the company,
 Corporate Software emerged as the worldwide market leader in licensing
 services for large multi-nationals, growing to $750 million in annual
 revenues.  In his last position as senior vice president and general manager
 of Europe, Mr. Labie turned around business performance in the UK, and
 implemented best practices for services operations throughout Europe.  Prior
 to his European assignment, Mr. Labie was senior vice president for North
 American operations, where he was responsible for growing North American
 revenues from $88 million to $525 million, increasing U.S. sales productivity
 by a factor of eight.  Mr. Labie has also served in sales and sales management
 positions for IBM Corporation and Data General Corporation.
 
     About Novadigm (Nasdaq: NVDM)
     Novadigm is a leading provider of automated software and content
 management solutions for enterprise and Internet computing environments that
 enable organizations to reduce software management costs,
 speed time-to-market, expand marketing channels and open new sources of
 revenue. Novadigm's suite of integrated products, based on the company's
 e-wrap(TM) technology, work seamlessly together as the only end-to-end
 solution that can efficiently, reliably and scalably deploy and manage the
 full range of today's software and content, personalized for a wide range of
 computing devices, across virtually any network.  Novadigm customers -- Global
 1000 business enterprises, software vendors and service providers around the
 world -- report software management savings of 80 percent or more,
 time-to-market improvements of 70 percent or more, and reliability typically
 greater than 99 percent.  For more information on Novadigm, please visit
 www.novadigm.com or call 800-626-6682.
 
     NOTE:  Novadigm, Enterprise Desktop Manager, Radia and e-wrap are either
 trademarks or registered trademarks of Novadigm, Inc.  All other product,
 trademark, company or service names mentioned herein are the property of their
 respective owners.
     This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning
 of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities
 Exchange Act of 1934.  These forward-looking statements are subject to certain
 risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially
 from historical results or anticipated results.  All forward-looking
 statements included in this release are based upon information available to
 Novadigm as of the date of the release, and we assume no obligation to update
 any such forward-looking statement.  Such forward-looking statements are
 subject to risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ
 materially from those anticipated.  The matters discussed in this press
 release also involve risks and uncertainties described from time to time in
 Novadigm's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  In
 particular, see the Risk Factors described in the Company's Form 10-K for the
 fiscal year ended March 31, 2000 and Form 10-Q for the fiscal quarter ended
 December 31, 2000.
 
 

SOURCE Novadigm, Inc.
    MAHWAH, N.J., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Novadigm(R), Inc. (Nasdaq: NVDM), a
 leading provider of automated software and content management solutions for
 enterprise and Internet computing environments, today announced the
 appointment of Gerald Labie as its new President and Chief Operating Officer.
 Mr. Labie will report to Novadigm Chairman and CEO Albion Fitzgerald.
     As Novadigm's new President and COO, Mr. Labie's responsibilities include
 managing the daily operations of the company with a focus on the efficiency
 and growth of Novadigm's worldwide sales, services and channels activities.
     "Jerry's general management, operations and international background
 coupled with his strong hands-on management experience in sales and marketing
 is just the right combination of capabilities for Novadigm at just the right
 time," said Mr. Fitzgerald.  "The company now has the senior management team
 in place to capitalize on the tremendous opportunity presented by our leading
 technology, revenue generating alliances and the enormous market need."
     "Novadigm has uniquely valuable technology that is essential to effective
 management of large-scale and mid-size enterprise and Internet computing
 environments," said Mr. Labie.  "My overall objective is to accelerate the
 market's understanding of these capabilities and establish Novadigm and its
 technology as the management standard for digital assets in the extended
 enterprise.  More immediately, we will focus on improving the reach and
 productivity of our channels on a worldwide basis."
     Mr. Labie, 57, is a veteran software, IT and services executive with
 experience in the enterprise arena.  Most recently as senior vice president of
 marketing for Tech Data Corporation, a $17 billion IT products and services
 company, Mr. Labie led the U.S. business to achieve record revenue growth of
 25% year-over-year, returned the marketing services group to profitability,
 and dramatically scaled new business units to increase marketshare.  In his
 previous position at Tech Data, Mr. Labie served as president and managing
 director of European operations, overseeing Tech Data's $1.7 billion European
 business operations including sales, marketing, distribution, information
 technology, and a staff of 1,100.  During his tenure at Tech Data, Mr. Labie
 also spearheaded key business initiatives such as best practices
 implementation, supply chain management and electronic commerce, and, as part
 of his European assignment, was responsible for business development.
     Prior to joining Tech Data, Mr. Labie held several key positions from 1989
 to 1997 at Corporate Software, Inc.  During his tenure at the company,
 Corporate Software emerged as the worldwide market leader in licensing
 services for large multi-nationals, growing to $750 million in annual
 revenues.  In his last position as senior vice president and general manager
 of Europe, Mr. Labie turned around business performance in the UK, and
 implemented best practices for services operations throughout Europe.  Prior
 to his European assignment, Mr. Labie was senior vice president for North
 American operations, where he was responsible for growing North American
 revenues from $88 million to $525 million, increasing U.S. sales productivity
 by a factor of eight.  Mr. Labie has also served in sales and sales management
 positions for IBM Corporation and Data General Corporation.
 
     About Novadigm (Nasdaq: NVDM)
     Novadigm is a leading provider of automated software and content
 management solutions for enterprise and Internet computing environments that
 enable organizations to reduce software management costs,
 speed time-to-market, expand marketing channels and open new sources of
 revenue. Novadigm's suite of integrated products, based on the company's
 e-wrap(TM) technology, work seamlessly together as the only end-to-end
 solution that can efficiently, reliably and scalably deploy and manage the
 full range of today's software and content, personalized for a wide range of
 computing devices, across virtually any network.  Novadigm customers -- Global
 1000 business enterprises, software vendors and service providers around the
 world -- report software management savings of 80 percent or more,
 time-to-market improvements of 70 percent or more, and reliability typically
 greater than 99 percent.  For more information on Novadigm, please visit
 www.novadigm.com or call 800-626-6682.
 
     NOTE:  Novadigm, Enterprise Desktop Manager, Radia and e-wrap are either
 trademarks or registered trademarks of Novadigm, Inc.  All other product,
 trademark, company or service names mentioned herein are the property of their
 respective owners.
     This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning
 of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities
 Exchange Act of 1934.  These forward-looking statements are subject to certain
 risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially
 from historical results or anticipated results.  All forward-looking
 statements included in this release are based upon information available to
 Novadigm as of the date of the release, and we assume no obligation to update
 any such forward-looking statement.  Such forward-looking statements are
 subject to risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ
 materially from those anticipated.  The matters discussed in this press
 release also involve risks and uncertainties described from time to time in
 Novadigm's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  In
 particular, see the Risk Factors described in the Company's Form 10-K for the
 fiscal year ended March 31, 2000 and Form 10-Q for the fiscal quarter ended
 December 31, 2000.
 
 SOURCE  Novadigm, Inc.