Former Medidata(R) and Oracle(R) Executive Chosen to Oversee Software Development

OmniComm Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: OMCM), one of the fastest growing companies in the EDC and eClinical marketplace, today announced the appointment of Keith Howells as Vice President of Engineering. Mr. Howells will be responsible for the ongoing development of the [email protected], eClinical, and [email protected] product lines at OmniComm.

"I can't think of a better person to head up our new product development," said Stephen Johnson, President and Chief Operating Officer, OmniComm. "Keith has over 20 years of development experience in the clinical trial industry and will be instrumental in taking our product lines to the next level. His extensive experience in developing integrated solutions is a perfect match for our company's ongoing strategy. Having worked with Keith at Oracle for seven years, I've seen first-hand what he is capable of achieving, and have no doubt that he will draw wisdom from his past experience and continue his success with OmniComm."

Mr. Howells has a proven track record for developing complex, integrated, clinical applications. Most recently, as Senior Vice President of Development for Medidata Solutions, he helped establish a strong market position for their electronic data capture (EDC) technology. Prior to that, Mr. Howells served as Vice President for the Oracle Pharmaceutical Applications group and led the development of one of the first and most successful clinical application suites in clinical research. Under his guidance, both Medidata and Oracle have been able to achieve top market positions.

"OmniComm has an attractive and under-appreciated product line with wide and deep functionality," said Keith Howells. "I am excited about this new opportunity, and look forward to helping the company become a major player in providing leading-edge solutions for clinical research."

About OmniComm

OmniComm Systems, Inc. ( ( ) provides customer-driven Internet solutions to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, research and medical device organizations that conduct life changing clinical trial research. OmniComm's growing base of satisfied customers is a direct result of the company's commitment to deliver products and services that ensure ease of use, faster study build, ease of integration and better performance. OmniComm's pricing model is easily understood and allows companies ranging from small, to large, to maximize their clinical research investments. OmniComm Systems, Inc has U.S. headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, FL and European headquarters in Bonn, Germany, with satellite offices in New Jersey and the United Kingdom, as well as sales offices throughout the U.S. and Europe.