Control Module Appoints Steve Jacob as Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Move Emphasizes Company's Focus on Expansion Through Geographic and Strategic Initiatives; Commitment to Customer Satisfaction

ENFIELD, Conn., Aug. 9, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Control Module Inc. (CMI), the leading workforce management technology provider, announced today the hire of Steve Jacob as its Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Mr. Jacob will be responsible for leveraging his considerable experience and skills in the execution of Control Module's strategic growth plan.

Prior to joining Control Module, Steve Jacob was the vice president of sales at ClickSoftware, a workforce management software provider. Serving in this capacity, Steve built a world-class sales team, developed significant strategic partnerships, and closed and grew multi-million dollar accounts with Fortune 500 Companies, including IBM, SAP, HP and AT&T.

Steve was also the senior VP of worldwide operations for Net Perceptions, a leading supplier of online and offline retail software solutions, where he built international operations in Europe, the Pacific Basin and Latin America, as well as the United States. In this position, Steve was responsible for closing major deals with high profile retail companies, such as Walgreens, Sears, Tesco, Sainsbury's, Lowe's, Home Depot and, as well as with key partners such as Vignette and Broadvision.

As VP of international sales at Landmark Graphics, Steve was responsible on a worldwide basis for the top 12 major oil company accounts and transformed the company's business model from products to solutions. Steve was recruited to Landmark from Ingres, where he achieved a ten-fold growth over six years prior to the successful acquisition by Computer Associates. Steve was also the founder of Accelerate, where he specialized in opening North American operations for European software companies.

"Given his impressive track record of accomplishments, as well as his outstanding experience in the workforce management industry and our target growth areas, Control Module is pleased to add Steve Jacob to our management team," said Jana Moak, President and CEO, Control Module. "Our primary focus is to grow shareholder value while ensuring customer satisfaction. A former international athlete, Steve Jacob is focused on achieving our goals and has a demonstrated commitment to winning."

Control Module's workforce management technology has helped companies in a variety of industries better utilize employees, track start and stop times, ensure secure access control to their facilities and provide accurate employee compensation; enabling significant cost-cutting and a valuable return on their investment. The company has a strong history of innovation: Control Module developed the first portable time and attendance terminal, the first using barcode technology, the first terminal using secure media technology, the first biometrics terminal and the first Java-programmable data terminal.

"The opportunity to direct the sales and marketing strategy for one of the most prominent and innovative workforce management companies in the country is something I could not turn down," said Steve Jacob, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Control Module. "I look forward to partnering with Control Module's team to deliver the best workforce management technology available, and ensure that our customers are maximizing the capabilities of our terminals to ensure workforce optimization and maximum profitability."

About Control Module

Control Module is the leading workforce management provider, offering biometrics and other technology solutions for enabling the secure automation of time and attendance and access control. With over 30 years of experience, continuous financial growth and a strong history of innovation, Control Module delivers workforce management technology to companies around the world, including 160 of the Fortune 500, as well as small to medium sized enterprises across a variety of industries.


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