NEW YORK, NY – June 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FIRM today announced the appointment of Henning Hansen as the company’s new President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Mr. Hansen will take the helm of the world’s leading provider of survey & reporting software for Market Research (MR) and Enterprise Insight Management (EIM).

“FIRM is entering a new phase with increased focus on further growth and expansion, continued development of our unique technology, and the planning of the company’s public listing at Oslo Stock Exchange (OSE),” says FIRM’s Chairman Lars Ahlberg. “Henning Hansen brings with him a solid and broad professional background with international experience from the software industry. I am confident that he will both continue and contribute to the company’s further success and expansion.”

Henning Hansen held several sales management positions with Oracle over a period of eight years and was the Managing Director for Gartner Group in Norway for three years. Since 2001, Henning Hansen has been President and CEO of Norman, one of the world’s leading companies within the field of data security.

“FIRM is an incredible and exciting software company operating in a global market with great opportunities for further expansion. I look forward to working with FIRM’s employees around the world and contributing to continued development of a profitable and growing company,” says Henning Hansen.

Lars Ahlberg will remain acting CEO until the company’s new CEO assumes his position.

About FIRM

Future Information Research Management (FIRM) is the world’s leading provider of survey & reporting software for Market Research (MR) and Enterprise Insight Management (EIM). The company’s state of the art web-based survey software, Confirmit(R), is used for customer satisfaction surveys and employee satisfaction surveys as well as market research surveys. Results from these studies are instantly made available for key decision makers through Confirmit’s bespoke report platform, Reportal.

FIRM is headquartered in Oslo and has offices in London, New York and San Francisco. In addition, Confirmit is distributed through partner resellers in Stockholm, Amsterdam, Sydney and Tokyo.

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News issued by: Future Information Research Management Inc.

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Original Story ID: (486) :: 2005-06-0616-001

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News Source: Future Information Research Management (FIRM)