2002/08/06


TRIRIGA Taps Key Peregrine Executives to Lead New Real Estate Facilities Division

New Hires Follow Recent Acquisition of Peregrine’s FacilityCenter Product Line, Further Positioning TRIRIGA to Help Organizations Manage and Control Capital Assets

LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug 6, 2002: TRIRIGA INC., a leading provider of Web-based technology to centrally manage and control capital assets, today announced the appointment of two new members to the TRIRIGA executive team, brought on to lead the company’s new Real Estate & Facility Operations division. Roger B. Rittenhouse and John Smart, previously of Peregrine Systems, Inc., will join TRIRIGA as part of the company’s recent acquisition of Peregrine’s FacilityCenter(R) product line.

“We are pleased to welcome Mr. Rittenhouse and Mr. Smart to the TRIRIGA team,” commented Anthony A. Marnell III, President and CEO of TRIRIGA INC. “Their proven successes at Peregrine will be instrumental in positioning TRIRIGA to deliver innovative, leading-edge facility management solutions that can address the challenges of today’s large-scale capital assets.”

Mr. Rittenhouse will serve as Vice President and General Manager of TRIRIGA’s Real Estate & Facility Operations division, where he will be responsible for bringing together a team of top talent that will continue to build recognition and business for TRIRIGA within the real estate, facilities management, and operations and maintenance markets. He will focus on positioning TRIRIGA as an industry leader, emphasizing the company’s superior product offerings and strong customer focus. Mr. Rittenhouse will also play an instrumental role in the integration of Real Estate Facilities products and processes with the rest of TRIRIGA’s portfolio.

Prior to joining TRIRIGA, Mr. Rittenhouse served as the Area Vice President and General Manager for Peregrine’s Real Estate and Facilities division, where he oversaw sales, product management, and product marketing. In his tenure at Peregrine, he also held several other positions, including Western Area Vice President for Facility Sales. Previously, Mr. Rittenhouse was the Vice President of the Western Area Operations for Innovative Tech Systems and Director of the West Coast Region for Intergraph Corporation. He holds a BA in Management/Economics from Marietta College.

Mr. Smart will work with Mr. Rittenhouse as Area Vice President for TRIRIGA’s Real Estate & Facility Operations division. He will be focused on planning and developing the next generation of facility solutions that will position TRIRIGA FacilityCenter as the market leader. In this capacity, Mr. Smart will oversee the support, professional services, marketing, and development departments of TRIRIGA’s Real Estate & Facility Operations division. He will also play a lead role in the integration of FacilityCenter functionality with the TRIRIGA Intelligent Business System(TM) (IBS) solution.

Previously, Mr. Smart served as the Director and Chief Architect of Peregrine’s Real Estate and Facilities division, where he led product development, strategic planning, and product management for Peregrine. He also worked as the Lead Architect for Peregrine’s Sales Integration team, and was an integral member of the Infrastructure Management team focused on integration planning & strategy. Prior to Peregrine, Mr. Smart was the Executive Vice President and Director for Innovative Tech Systems. He holds a BA in Management/Economics and a BS in Computer Science from Denison University.

TRIRIGA IBS provides corporate owners with a centralized software solution to design, build, and operate large-scale capital assets, such as hotels, office complexes, retail centers, and franchise facilities. Earlier this week, TRIRIGA announced the acquisition of Peregrine’s FacilityCenter product line, a move that bolsters the company’s current development initiative to add comprehensive facilities management capabilities to the TRIRIGA IBS technology platform.

About TRIRIGA INC.

Established in 2000, TRIRIGA INC. develops a suite of Web-based technology solutions for corporate owners to effectively design, build, and operate large-scale capital assets, and efficiently manage them on an ongoing basis. The company’s award-winning enterprise software system, TRIRIGA Intelligent Business System(TM) (IBS), offers a centralized platform to capture data and processes throughout the asset creation lifecycle to drive downstream processes, including initial design, operations, and facilities management. Current customers include Marnell Corrao Associates, Wynn Design & Development, MGM Mirage Design Group, Benjamin West, and Aerospace Concepts. For more information, contact TRIRIGA at (702) 932-4444, or visit http://www.tririga.com.

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