asknet AG

asknet AG: Bob Lamvik appointed new president of asknet, Inc.

Significant boost to marketing activities in the North American market

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Karlsruhe / San Francisco (euro adhoc) - 5 July 2007 - asknet, Inc., a subsidiary of asknet AG (ISIN: DE0005173306) which focuses on outsourcing solutions for global software distribution via the Internet, has appointed a new president. With effect of 3 July 2007, Bob Lamvik took over the management of the US branch of the eDistribution specialist and assumed an important role in implementing the growth plans of asknet AG.

Bob Lamvik has 30 years of marketing experience in the software and technology sectors, during which he also held executive positions with Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Sun Microsystems, The Santa Cruz Operation and Okidata Corporation. Most recently he was responsible for the worldwide marketing activities of Embarcadero Technologies, a leading provider of strategic data management solutions, as its Vice President.

At asknet AG, Bob Lamvik will be in charge of the North America business and focus on winning new software clients in the USA and Canada. He reports directly to asknet CEO Gerhard Rumpff.

"We are very pleased that with Bob Lamvik we have won such an experienced marketing manager for our North American activities. With his leadership qualities and his industry experience, he will strengthen our US business on a sustained basis and thus make a significant contribution to taking the internationalization of our company yet another step further," Gerhard Rumpff said.

About asknet AG: asknet offers its clients customised outsourcing solutions for global software distribution via the Internet. Established in 1995 as a spin-off from Karlsruhe University, the company grew to be the Number Two of the independent global suppliers in electronic software distribution. In addition to integrated shop solutions for software producers, the company also develops and operates software distribution portals, among others softwarehouse.de, Europe´s biggest download platform for standard software. In 2006, asknet achieved revenue from sales of almost 42 million euros and completed more than 700,000 transactions. Among the customers of the Karlsruhe company are well-known suppliers of specialised software such as ACD Systems, F-Secure, Nero, InterVideo, DivX and WebsitePros. In addition, asknet supplies about 70 per cent of the German universities with software products. asknet AG (ISIN: DE0005173306) has been listed at the stock exchange in Frankfurt at the entry standard since November 2006. For further information please visit: www.asknet.de

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Further inquiry note:
asknet AG
Daniela Paul
Phone: +49/721/96458-6112
E-Mail: daniela.paul@asknet.de

IR.on AG
Fabian Kirchmann
Phone: +49/221/9140-970
E-Mail: fabian.kirchmann@ir-on.com

Branche: Electronic Commerce
ISIN:      DE0005173306
WKN:        517330
Börsen:  Börse Frankfurt / free trade/entry standard



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