MONTRÉAL (Québec), le 22 novembre 2006 – Alphinat Inc. (TSX-VN : NPA) (la « Société »), a le plaisir d’annoncer qu’à la suite d’une entente signée le 10 novembre 2006 Monsieur Jean Gagné été nommé Vice-Président Exécutif Ventes et Développement des Affaires. Monsieur Gagné est entré en fonction le 20 novembre 2006.

Précédemment Directeur Associé de LGS, une compagnie IBM, Monsieur Gagné bénéficie d’une longue et fructueuse expérience dans le marketing et la vente de logiciels et de services professionnels dans le secteur public et le secteur privé.

Sujet à l’approbation des autorités réglementaires, 300 000 actions de la Société seront émises à Monsieur Gagné à titre de bonus de signature. Par ailleurs, le Conseil d’administration annonce que conformément au régime d’option d’achat d’actions approuvé par les actionnaires le 15 mars 2005, Monsieur Gagné s’est vu octroyer, en date du présent communiqué de presse, des options d’achat d’action lui permettant d’acquérir un maximum de 715 000 actions ordinaires de la Société, à un prix de levée de 0,09 $ l’action. La date d’expiration des options est le 20 novembre 2011. Le prix minimal de levée de ces options correspond au cours de clôture des actions de la Société le 21 novembre 2006.

About Alphinat

At Alphinat, we are driven by the passion to make application development easy for everyone. It always struck us as odd that the people with the vision of how a finished application should look and behave would only be involved at the start of the process. After all, what better way to ensure a favourable outcome than to provide those closest to an application’s end-users with a vested interest in its success throughout its development?

That’s why we bring you new ways to empower the right people at the right time in the application development process. At the same time, we’re constantly working to reduce the need to code in order to make application development and maintenance simpler and less error-prone.

So whether you choose to develop your applications with the help of our low-code platform SmartGuide®, kickstart your project using one of our pre-built apps or engage us or one of our partners to do the work for you, we’re here to help you deploy better applications in record time. Visit http://www.alphinat.com for more information. We look forward to hearing from you.

Forward-looking statements

Certain statements in this document, including those which express management’s expectations or estimations with regard to the Company’s future performance, constitute “forward-looking statements” as understood by applicable securities laws. Forward-looking statements are, of necessity, based on a certain number of estimates and hypotheses; while management considers these to be accurate at the time they are expressed, they are inherently subject to significant uncertainties and risks on the commercial, economic and competitive levels. We advise readers that these forward-looking statements are subject to risks, uncertainties, and other known and unknown factors that may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied in these forward-looking statements. A number of factors could cause significant differences between actual results and those described in forward-looking statements. Investors are advised to not rely unduly on the forward-looking statements. This advisory applies to all forward-looking statements, whether expressed orally or in writing, attributed to Alphinat or to any individual expressing them in the name of the Company. Unless required by law, the Company is under no obligation to publicly update these forward-looking statements, whether to reflect new information, future events, or other circumstances. Risks and uncertainties that bear on the Company are described in greater detail in the Company’s Annual Report.