SAN BRUNO, CA--(Marketwire - November 05, 2012) -  Aconex, provider of the world's most widely used online project collaboration solutions for the construction, infrastructure, power, mining, and oil and gas industries, today announced the appointment of Patricia Cuthbert as vice president of finance. Cuthbert has more than 30 years of corporate finance experience at public companies in multiple industry segments, including internet search and advertising, mobile devices, networking, and computer manufacturing. She will report to Steve Recht, chief financial officer of Aconex.

During her career, Cuthbert has served as vice president and corporate controller at Yahoo!, Palm and 3Com. As controller at Yahoo!, she was responsible for all accounting operations and control functions worldwide, as well as design, construction and management of the infrastructure of Yahoo! Finance. Previously, she was at 3Com in Europe and the U.S. for 10 years, and held finance and accounting positions at Prime Computer in Ireland. Cuthbert is a Chartered Institute Management Accountant.

"Patricia Cuthbert's skills and experience cover the full range of corporate finance operations required to support high growth and scalability," said Recht. "She is thoroughly versed in U.S. GAAP accounting, financial reporting, tax, treasury, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, internal controls, systems design and implementation, and change management. Patricia will be a valuable asset to Aconex as the business continues to mature and diversify around our core collaboration platform."

About Aconex
Aconex provides the world's most widely used Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform for managing information, processes and people throughout the life cycle of construction and engineering projects across multiple industries. The Aconex suite of solutions -- secure, neutral and centralized -- enables owners, contractors and project managers to reduce the cost and risk inherent in capital projects of all sizes and improve efficiency, productivity and accountability for all project participants. Aconex has served projects valued at more than US$600 billion, with over 280,000 users. Customers include nine of the world's top ten engineering procurement and construction (EPC) firms, 23 of the 25 largest global design firms, and nearly all Fortune 500 construction and engineering firms. For more information and examples of Aconex in action, see Follow Aconex on Twitter at @aconex and on LinkedIn at

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Contact Information:

Aconex Contact:
Tod Bottari
Communications Director
(650) 731-3309