Burntsand Appoints Al Lucchese, Jr. as Executive Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Business Development



    TORONTO, ON, June 9, 2009. /CNW/ - Burntsand Inc. (Burntsand) (TSX:BRT),
a North American business consulting and technology services company, today
announced the hiring of Al Lucchese Jr. to the new position of Executive Vice
President of Corporate Strategy and Business Development.
    Mr. Lucchese will have responsibility to lead strategic planning and the
implementation of programs and initiatives related to corporate strategy and
new business development. He will be responsible for developing and sustaining
strategic relationships with established and emerging technology providers and
to further drive growth organically and through a disciplined acquisition
strategy. Mr. Lucchese has held executive positions in both public and private
companies in the business consulting and technology service sector including
the following: President and Chief Executive Officer, netNumina Solutions,
Inc.; Vice President & Partner, Whittman-Hart, Inc.; and Co-Owner, General
Manager and Vice President Sales, QCC, Incorporated. Mr. Lucchese began his
career at the IBM Corp. as a Marketing Representative. He has a B.S., Business
Administration degree from Merrimack College. As a member of the executive
team, Mr. Lucchese will report directly to the President and Chief Executive
Officer of Burntsand, Mr. Martin L. Glover.
    "We are excited and pleased to have someone with Al's background,
experience and track record of success joining Burntsand and for him to focus
on opportunities that are available to us in today's business environment",
said Martin L. Glover, Burntsand President and Chief Executive Officer. "We
believe that Al's leadership will enable Burntsand to realize increased
revenue and market share growth through the leverage of our current and future
business model. Burntsand's current partners and emerging technology providers
will be pleased to have Mr. Lucchese engaged as a strategic member of the
Burntsand executive team", added Mr. Glover.

    About Burntsand

    Burntsand is a leader in the delivery of technology consulting services
for customers with complex information processing and information management
requirements in three practice areas - Enterprise Content Management,
Collaboration and Service Management - aligned around our strategic partners,
EMC, Microsoft and BMC. The Company delivers strategic design, technology
architecture and custom application development through our proven
Time-to-Value methodology, which mitigates business risk and speeds process
improvements and returns. Headquartered in Toronto, Burntsand operates from
locations across North America. The Company's shares (TSX: BRT) are traded on
the Toronto Stock Exchange. Learn more about Burntsand at www.burntsand.com.

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For further information:

For further information: Martin L. Glover, President and Chief Executive
Officer, Tel: (617) 923-6611, Email: MGlover@burntsand.com; Stephen Massel,
Chief Financial Officer, Tel: (416) 234-3852, Email: SMassel@burntsand.com; Al
Lucchese Jr., Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Business
Development, Email: ALucchese@burntsand.com

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