Press releases from April 2006


Futuremark Inc. Appoints Oliver Baltuch as Vice President of Sales and Marketing, North America

April 12, 2006 - Nicklas Renqvist


Futuremark Inc. Appoints Oliver Baltuch as Vice President of Sales and Marketing, North America


Baltuch brings 20 years of strategic marketing and semiconductor experience for tier one semiconductor companies



Saratoga, CA - April 5th, 2006 - Futuremark® Inc., developer of the world's most popular benchmarks for PCs and handheld devices, announced today the appointment of Oliver Baltuch as vice president of sales and marketing, North America. He will report directly to Tero Sarkkinen, President of Futuremark Inc. Baltuch will be responsible for driving Futuremark's business in North America. Oliver's role encompasses recruiting new IT industry partners into Futuremark's Benchmark Development Programs, driving the marketing and sales of benchmark products and promoting an array of Futuremark services including technology demos and performance analysis projects.

Baltuch brings over 20 years in strategic marketing and semiconductor experience for industry leading semiconductor companies including NVIDIA, Chartered Semiconductor, SMSC and National Semiconductor. With a Masters of Engineering in Engineering Physics from Cornell University, Baltuch holds numerous honours in the IC industry and has authored influential professional papers in his field. His industry track record is well suited to support Futuremark's business that serves the world's largest semiconductor and integrator companies.

"Futuremark is positioned for significant success with their industry reputation and portfolio of performance analysis products, related professional services, and technology driving partners. This is a remarkable opportunity to help Futuremark meet its objectives in their various business segments while helping industry partners develop and deliver next generation hardware technologies" said Baltuch.

"To fill this role, we were looking for a candidate with a combination of attributes, including great technical depth, a solid track record of sales and marketing in the field with a strong base of personal contacts and industry knowledge" said Tero Sarkkinen. "Oliver is a remarkable fit for us, possessing the assets, skills and talents we were searching for. He will be a great resource for both Futuremark and for our partners alike."

About Futuremark® Corporation
Futuremark ® Corporation is the leading provider of performance analysis software products for PCs and smartphones, and professional services including technology demos, performance analysis services and data research projects. Futuremark® is known around the world for its benchmark products, including the 3DMark® and PCMark® Series and SPMark™ (with more than 30 million copies distributed worldwide) and value-added services powered by a database of over 13 million real life benchmarking results from over 3 million registered users. Futuremark® maintains offices in Saratoga, California and Helsinki, Finland. For more information, please visit http://www.futuremark.com.

© 2006 Futuremark® Corporation. 3DMark®, PCMark®, SPMark® and VGMark™ trademarks and logos, Futuremark character names and distinctive likenesses, are the exclusive property of Futuremark Corporation. All other trademarks are property of their respective companies.

Futuremark Contact:
Futuremark Corporation
Phone: +1-408-517-0131
Mr. Tero Sarkkinen
Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Email: tero@futuremark.com

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