SAN DIEGO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 18, 2007 -- In a move to advance operational execution and accelerate technological innovation, Mitchell International, a leading provider of information, workflow, and performance management solutions to the insurance claims and collision repair industries, today promoted Erez Nir to the position of Senior Vice President of Technology. In his new role Nir will be responsible for driving Mitchell's technology strategy, continuing their efforts to introduce market-leading solutions and elevating the company's commitment to innovation.

Nir brings a proven track record of senior technology management to his new post. He joined Mitchell two years ago as Vice President of Software Development. In this capacity he was responsible for new market-leading solutions such as Total Logic™ Valuation, Smart Dispatch and expanded Collision Shop Management Systems. Nir has demonstrated a solid understanding of market and information technology trends, system engineering and architecture, and the full life cycle of software and service development from inception to delivery. Prior to Mitchell, Nir served as Vice President of Information Engineering for San Diego-based Wingcast, a joint venture between Ford Motor Company and Qualcomm. In addition, he also worked as Vice President of Product Management and Marketing at Mobilitec as well as Senior Director of Software Development at Motorola.

"I am delighted to appoint Erez as leader of Mitchell's technology efforts. His wealth of technology experience, proven track record of execution and his sound understanding of our customers' needs will be instrumental to ensuring that our carrier and shop customers continue to benefit from highly differentiated solutions well into the future," said Marc Brungger, Executive Vice President. "Technology is the critical enabler for a world-class 'voice of the customer' effort. The voice of Mitchell's customers determines how we design and deliver our solutions and Erez has proven to be highly skilled at translating our customers' needs into market-defining products."

About Mitchell International, Inc.

Mitchell International is a leading provider of information, workflow, and performance management solutions to the automotive insurance claims industry, serving carriers, collision repair facilities, and other commercial participants in the physical damage and auto-related medical claims markets. Mitchell facilitates millions of electronic transactions between more than 16,000 business partners each month to enhance their productivity, profitability, and customer satisfaction levels. For more information on Mitchell International, visit its Web site at

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