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CTG Appoints Vice Presidents to Lead Health Solutions Business

BUFFALO, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CTG (NASDAQ:CTG), an information technology (IT) services and solutions company, today announced that Angela Rivera and Robert Barras have been appointed Vice Presidents of the company.

Bud Crumlish, CTG’s President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, "These appointments reflect Angela and Rob’s strong leadership of our healthcare business in recent years, particularly as we have worked to adapt to the changes in the healthcare environment and market demand for health IT consulting services. With a combined 48 years of healthcare experience, both have been significant contributors to CTG’s past growth, value-based solutions offerings and high customer retention, making them the right choice to lead CTG’s North American healthcare business unit in the future.”

Rivera brings more than 23 years of healthcare experience to her position, including a 16-year tenure at CTG, demonstrating her deep commitment to the company’s clients and fellow team members. In the position of Vice President, she will have executive responsibility for solutions and growth strategy, quality service delivery and management of CTG’s professional consulting base. Over the course of her career, Rivera has established herself as a proven consulting executive and business development leader with significant industry relationships and an extensive knowledge of acute care, ambulatory, and physician practice operations. She previously served as Managing Director of CTG’s West Region. Rivera is a Fellow in the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS), is past president of the Southern California HIMSS chapter and remains active in the organization.

Prior to joining CTG, Rivera was West Region account director for Healtheon/WebMD where her focus was sales, account relationship and project management related to hospital system and managed care organization implementations.

Barras is a successful healthcare executive and accomplished sales leader with over 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry. He has served in consulting, practice director, account management, and business development roles. As a consistent sales leader at CTG, Barras has successfully negotiated many of CTG’s largest contracts. In his new role as Vice President, he will lead a team of business development partners to continue the organization’s record of sales success by continuing the development of collaborative client relationships, growing CTG’s sales territories, and helping the company’s healthcare clients strategically address their business challenges with innovative IT solutions and services.

He joined CTG in 2009 as the Client Partner and Account Executive for the Northeast Region and more recently served as the Managing Director of CTG’s East Region.

Prior to joining CTG, Barras led a large Lawson consulting practice for IBM/HealthLink. He also successfully served in various business development roles for Lawson and CSC.

About CTG

CTG provides industry-specific IT services and solutions that address the business needs and challenges of clients in high-growth industries in North America and Western Europe. CTG also provides strategic staffing services for major technology companies and large corporations. Backed by 50 years of experience and proprietary methodologies, CTG has a proven track record of reliably delivering high-value, industry-specific staffing services and solutions to its clients. CTG has operations in North America, Western Europe, and India. The Company regularly posts news and other important information online at www.ctg.com.

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Contacts: Investors and Analysts: Brendan Harrington Chief Financial Officer brendan.harrington@ctg.com (716) 887-7244 Media: Amanda LeBlanc Vice President, Marketing amanda.leblanc@ctg.com (225) 772-8865

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