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    For Immediate Release
    January 24, 2011

    John Pestana Becomes CEO of ExactRail, LLC

    Orem, Utah – John Pestana and Chris Clune with ExactRail, LLC are pleased to today announce that Clune will be retiring and Pestana will take charge of the day-to-day operations as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

    “This is an exciting time for ExactRail, and I am both pleased and excited to continue building value to one of the industry’s newest and strongest brands,” Pestana said.

    Retiring CEO, Clune, will continue to be a source of inspiration and direction for ExactRail’s precision product development team. 

    “John is a proven leader and an icon of entrepreneurship,” said Clune. “John will do an excellent job of continuing to build ExactRail into the finest price-performance-based model railroad company in the industry.”

    Prior to ExactRail, Pestana was the co-founder of Omniture, a software company based in Orem, Utah. Pestana helped build and grow Omniture to become a company of more than 1,200 employees. Omniture went from a student-run business to a worldwide, publicly traded company in 2006. In November 2009, Omniture was sold to software giant Adobe for 1.8 billion dollars.  


    For more information, please contact Tasha Oates at tasha@exactrail.com.




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    • Original Author ExactRail, LLC
    • Publication Date January 24, 2011

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  • RiversideBNSF  (Shawn)
    RiversideBNSF (Shawn) Congrats John, thats great news.
    January 25, 2011
  • John Pestana
    John Pestana Thanks Shawn, I am excited to lead ExactRail. We have lots of fun things coming out this year and we are committed to producing the best models in the world.
    January 25, 2011
  • Joe Stuart
    Joe Stuart As someone who just started over after being stagnant in the hobby for nearly a decade it is awesome to see a company such as yours come from start up to where you are at in such a short period of time. You are making everyone else step up to your game. ...  more
    January 25, 2011