Marga McNally Joins Encoda Team As

Investor Group Commits to New Three-Year Operating Plan



Denver, CO — Don Doctor, CEO of Encoda Systems, announced today that Marga McNally has joined Encodas senior management team in the newly created position of Executive Vice President of Strategic Planning. This position was created as part of management’s recently developed three-year operating plan. The plan focuses on improved customer responsiveness and increased internal operating flexibility that will facilitate continued improvements to the Companys suite of products and services.

Mr. Doctor stated, “I am extremely pleased to announce the addition of Marga McNally to our team. She comes to Encoda after 10 years of service at NBC, most recently as president of CNBC in Europe. Having spent many years as an Encoda client, Marga truly understands the unique needs of broadcasters and cable operators and their relationship with our Company. He also added, Marga is a results-oriented business leader with a proven track record of developing and implementing strategies and programs leading to strong business partnerships. I am confident that her extensive industry knowledge and vision, coupled with Encodas desire to increase client communication and satisfaction, will provide a powerful platform to craft, implement and drive our global strategy.

In addition to hiring Ms. McNally, Encoda has also received a renewed commitment from its investor group to provide capital resources in support of the Companys three-year operating plan. While no funding is currently required, this commitment signals a strong endorsement of the Companys recent management changes as well as its strategic objectives and goals.

About Encoda Systems

Encoda Systems, Inc. is the leading provider of solutions and services to media industries worldwide, enabling our clients to plan, buy, sell, schedule, optimize and automate the delivery of commercial media. Globally operated with regional offices in Europe and Asia-Pacific, and headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Encoda Systems services and supports solutions in over forty countries for many of the world’s largest and most successful media enterprises. Encoda Systems is privately held with funding from an investment group led by Thomas H. Lee Company and the Blackstone Group. Additional information is available at