Actuate Names Vincent De Gennaro New Vice President of EMEA

Actuate Appoints Seasoned Business Intelligence Executive to Head EMEA Team

Bracknell, Berkshire, UK – July 28th , 2005 – Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: ACTU), the world leader in Enterprise Reporting Applications, today announced that it has named Vincent De Gennaro to the position of vice president, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). De Gennaro will report to John Maxwell, Actuate’s vice president of international operations and will be responsible for Actuate’s EMEA Region strategy, sales, customer satisfaction and business development.

De Gennaro brings over 27 years of valuable international sales and management expertise in the Business Intelligence and enterprise software market to Actuate. He was most recently president of EMEA at Istante, where he was responsible for initiating European operations and signing country distributors. Prior to his tenure at Isante, Mr. De Gennaro held has held strategic international positions at Brio, Sagent, Pilot Software, Informix, Sybase, Software AG and Deltak.

"My mandate is to ensure that Actuate dominates enterprise reporting in EMEA," said Vincent De Gennaro, vice president of EMEA for Actuate. "The time is right for Actuate to take advantage of its application approach to BI and enterprise reporting, to provide scalable applications that are adopted by 100% of target users in the enterprise."

"Vincent brings to Actuate both a depth and breadth of experience in running successful EMEA regions in the business intelligence and reporting space," said John Maxwell, Actuate’s vice president of international operations. "EMEA is a key region for Actuate, and I am sure that under Vincent’s leadership it will set the standard for the rest of our global regions. Vincent’s strong background and management skills will play an important role in helping us achieve our goal of increasing the adoption of Actuate’s Enterprise Reporting Application Platform in EMEA."

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