NGC® today announced that Mark Burstein, president of sales, marketing and R&D for NGC, was named a winner of the Supply & Demand Chain Executive 2013 "Pros to Know" awards. Now in its 13th year, the annual Pros to Know awards recognize supply chain solution providers and practitioners who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in meeting industry challenges. Honoring the supply chain’s best and brightest, Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s “Pros to Know” includes professionals proactively working to drive improvements in a number of categories—including manufacturing and production output; procurement; logistics; risk mitigation strategies; sourcing; financial operations; packaging and distribution; transportation; and much more. The publication’s editorial selection committee reviewed close to 400 entries before selecting this year's winners. Burstein served as the president of a multi-national manufacturing company prior to joining NGC, which gives him a unique perspective in understanding customer requirements for NGC's PLM and supply chain solutions. Under Burstein's leadership, NGC has helped brands and retailers implement solutions to manage their supply chain risk, streamline management and communication with global suppliers, develop agile sourcing strategies, improve raw materials management, and more. "I'm honored to receive this recognition, which is a reflection of the hard work, professionalism and dedication of our entire NGC team," said Mark Burstein, president of sales, marketing and R&D, NGC. "Today's supply chains are extremely complex, and NGC's supply chain software is helping companies not only improve supply chain agility and responsiveness, but also address critical areas such as social and regulatory compliance, as well as vendor compliance and factory safety." About NGC NGC is a leading provider of PLM, Supply Chain Management, ERP and Product Testing software and services for brands, retailers and consumer products companies. NGC solutions help increase profitability, reduce costs, improve speed to market and product quality, and manage compliance and testing. NGC has received top rankings by many leading industry analysts and has been recognized as a top 100 supply chain and logistics company by Inbound Logistics, SupplyChainBrain and Supply & Demand Chain Executive. NGC customers include A|X Armani Exchange, Aeropostale, Billabong, Carter’s, Casual Male, Hugo Boss, Jos. A. Bank, Marchon Eyewear, Spanx, Swatfame, VF Corporation, and many others. NGC has offices in Miami, New York, Los Angeles, Canada, China, India, Mexico, and El Salvador and is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Software Inc. (NASDAQ: AMSWA). For more information, visit www.ngcsoftware.com. Forward-Looking Statements This press release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to substantial risks and uncertainties. There are a number of factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated by statements made herein. These factors include, but are not limited to, changes in general economic conditions, technology and the market for NGC’s (the Company) products and services including economic conditions within the e-commerce markets; the timely availability and market acceptance of these products and services; the effect of competitive products and pricing; the uncertainty of the viability and effectiveness of strategic alliances; and the irregular pattern of the Company's revenues. For further information about risks the Company and American Software could experience as well as other information, please refer to American Software, Inc’s. current Form 10-K and other reports and documents subsequently filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. For more information about risks the Company could face as well as other information, contact Vincent C. Klinges, Chief Financial Officer, American Software, Inc., 470 East Paces Ferry Rd., Atlanta, GA 30305, (404) 261-9777. FAX: (404) 264-5206, INTERNET: http://www.amsoftware.com. TRADEMARKS: NGC and New Generation Computing are registered trademarks of New Generation Computing.