Lyris Welcomes New Board Member

Appoints Operations and Finance Leader David Wang to Lyris Board of Directors

Emeryville, Calif. – July 16, 2013 –Lyris, Inc. (LYRI), a global provider of digital marketing solutions, today announced the appointment of David Wang to its board of directors. As a recognized industry leader, Wang brings a wealth of operations and finance expertise to Lyris.

“We are delighted to welcome David given his professional achievements and experience in advising corporations in various stages of growth,” said Roy Camblin, Chairman and CEO of Lyris. “His deep knowledge of capital market transactions will help accelerate our growth trajectory and execute our company vision.”

Wang is a seasoned executive, holding many senior level roles in his career in finance and operations. Currently, he is Director of Alternative Investments at investment management firm The TCW Group. Prior to TCW, Wang served in executive finance roles at Houlihan Lokey, Xinhua Finance Limited, Libra Securities and U.S. Bancorp Libra. During his tenure at Libra, he also served as chief financial officer and board member of Kentucky Electric Steel, LLC where he was responsible for the company’s successful turnaround. Wang graduated with a degree in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

“The needs of digital marketers are rapidly changing and I believe Lyris is well positioned to address these demands. I look forward to joining the board as the company continues to scale its business,” Wang said.

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About Lyris

Lyris is a leading global provider of digital marketing solutions that help companies engage with customers in more meaningful ways. Lyris products and services empower marketers to design, automate, and optimize data-driven interactive marketing campaigns that facilitate superior engagement, increase conversions and deliver measurable business value. Lyris' high-performance, secure and flexible digital marketing platforms improves marketing efficiency by providing automated digital message delivery, robust segmentation, and real-time social, mobile, and interaction analytics. The Lyris solutions portfolio is comprised of both in-the-cloud and on-premise solutions - Lyris ONE, Lyris HQ, Lyris LM - combined with customer-focused services and support. More than 5,000 companies worldwide partner with Lyris to manage and execute sophisticated digital marketing campaigns across email, social, Web and mobile channels.

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