WANTED Technologies Announces Appointment of Tim Baskerville to Board of Directors

QUEBEC CITY, QC--(Marketwire - April 16, 2009) - WANTED Technologies (TSX-V: WAN), the leading source of insight and analysis based on hiring demand, announced today that Mr. Tim Baskerville will be joining its Board of Directors.

Mr. Baskerville, an entrepreneur and consultant, has launched and managed several industry specific information companies in his career. He has specialized in international product development, strategy in high-growth environments, mergers and acquisitions, and licensing of intellectual property. "WANTED's business and future opportunities are very sound," Mr. Baskerville said. "I am happy to join the Board and look forward to helping the company grow."

"I'm very pleased to announce the addition of Tim to WANTED's Board of Directors," said Chairman Jan Oosterwaal. "His background in building successful information companies with global reach makes him a very valuable addition to our Board."

Mr. Baskerville recently served as Chief Executive Officer of JupiterResearch, a leading provider of data and published analysis on the Internet and emerging consumer technologies. He was President of Kagan Research, a leading financial analysis company tracking the media industry. Previously, he was founder of Baskerville Communications, a B2B information services company that provided consulting and data to vertical markets from headquarters in London and Los Angeles. Over the years he has also provided consulting services to major organizations that include: the Rockefeller Foundation, International Data Corporation/LINK Resources, IBM, Young & Rubicam, 3M, Sony and Reed Business Information.

About WANTED Technologies Corporation

WANTED is the leading source of insight and analysis based on hiring demand. Clients in the media, HR/staffing, financial services and government sectors use WANTED's online data and SaaS-based analytical solutions to identify economic trends, analyze competitive and market activities and prioritize sales opportunities.

WANTED is also the exclusive data provider for The Conference Board's Help-Wanted OnLine Data Series™, the monthly economic indicator of hiring demand in the United States.

WANTED Technologies (TSX-V: WAN) was founded in 1999. The company's headquarters are in Quebec City, Canada, and it maintains a US-based subsidiary with primary offices in New York City. The company began collecting detailed hiring demand data in October 2002, and currently maintains a database of hundreds of millions of unique job listings. Visit www.wantedtech.com for more information about how WANTED helps organizations make better decisions and improve sales results.

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