New President and Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer at Fortsum Business Solutions

    QUEBEC, June 16 /CNW Telbec/ - Following the appointment of André
Thompson as Chair of the Board of Directors and the creation of its Special
Strategic Options Review Committee, Fortsum Business Solutions Inc. (Fortsum
Business Solutions) (TSX Venture Exchange: FRT) is happy to announce the
appointment of Denis Carrier, CA CA-IT as President and Chief Operating
Officer as well as Jacques Dubois, CA as Chief Financial Officer.
    "At this point in Fortsum Business Solutions' development, it is
important to have an operational leadership team concentrated on the daily
management of the company while working to ensure a reliable, competent and
motivated next generation of the executive team and an environment in which
company managers can carry out their tasks with maximum efficiency," mentioned
André Thompson, CEO and Chair of the Board of Directors of Fortsum Business
Solutions. "The appointment of Denis Carrier as President and Chief Operating
Officer is an important move in attaining our growth objectives and creating
synergy between our activity segments. For my part, I will be concentrating on
the Corporation's future and the review of strategic options, shareholder and
investor relations as well as governance issues and the work of the Board as
my new position requires."
    "The appointment of Jacques Dubois as Chief Financial Officer will
strengthen the existing team. Jacques is known for his solid financial
expertise and a stellar track record in concluding transactions to increase
shareholders' equity and the value of public companies as is evidenced by his
work as Chief Financial Officer for Engenuity Technologies Inc. and Nexxlink
Technologies Inc. Thus, Marc Lalancette, who until today held the positions of
both Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice-president, Software Publishing,
can now dedicate all his efforts to the success of the Software Publishing
segment, which generates nearly 70% of the Corporation's revenues," concluded
André Thompson.
    The Corporation underlines that these changes target the improvement of
short-term financial results and capitalizing on circumstances favourable to
company growth.

    Forward-looking Information

    This press release may contain forward-looking information. Statements
based on current management expectations involve inherent risks and
uncertainties, both known and unknown. Actual results may vary from forecasts.
The reader should not place undue faith in forward-looking information.

    Fortsum Business Solutions Inc. is mainly involved in the development,
sale, integration and support of accounting, commercial and banking software.
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    The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy
    or accuracy of this release.
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For further information:

For further information: André Thompson, CEO and Chair of the Board of
Directors,; Dany Beaudet, Corporate Communications
Coordinator, (418) 877-3003, ext. 2272, Toll-free: 1-888-268-0088, Fax: (418)

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