Comtex Appoints Chip Brian President

May 27, 2005

Comtex News Network, Inc., a provider of economically useful electronic real-time news and content, today announced the appointment of Chip Brian to the position of President and Chief Operating Officer.

Mr. Brian has extensive experience in providing operating management and technology solutions to companies in the financial services industry. Prior to joining Comtex in 2004, Mr. Brian held a product operations management position with Nyfix Incorporated, where his team provided "first-line, high-exposure" support to technicians and the broker community on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. From 2000 until 2003, Mr. Brian was the Manager, Trading Support Operations for the BNY Brokerage division of The Bank of New York. Previously, Mr. Brian held technology management and support positions with, a Yahoo company, Fluxmedia Solutions, and Hudson Asset Management, a New York based hedge fund manager.