Tuesday, February 22, 2000 08:04 AM

Company Press Release

Pierce International Names Bryan D. Forman to Lead the Fiber Optic & Wireless Communications Division

IUKA, Miss.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 22, 2000--The Board of Directors of Pierce International (OTC BB:PRCI), announced today that Bryan D. Forman was elected to be the Chief Operating Officer of the Company's new Fiber Optic & Wireless Communications Division, North American InfoTech.

Pierce is an information technology company with a strong emphasis in Wireless and Fiber Optic Technology, Internet Service, Network Support Services, and Remote Critical Data Storage. The Company is expanding and upgrading its Mississippi facility to accommodate increased communications bandwidth capabilities through fiber optics and wireless technology.

Mr. Forman joins the executive staff of Pierce International and will head up the Division responsible for all aspects of the construction and operation of the North American Fiber Optic Network. He has 37 years of Telecommunication experience in both broadband and wireless technologies. Mr. Forman comes to Pierce from Qwest International, where he spent 19 years as Vice President and General Manager responsible for Qwest Transmission Inc. Prior to Qwest, Mr. Forman had broad telecommunication experience with Illinois Bell, Collins Radio, Brown & Root, MCI, and Davis & Associates Consulting. "We plan to build a highly experienced staff from the associates I have worked with throughout this industry over the years. This Division's management will have the technical and business skills needed to succussfully implement and service this competitive high growth market." Mr. Forman indicated that several key management positions have already been filled.

"We are excited to have a gentleman with Mr. Forman's qualifications join our executive staff," stated Robert R. Crawford, President of Pierce. "His experience in broadband and wireless technology will be instrumental in establishing and leading our Fiber Optic Network business. The Fiber Optic Division will be located in Northeast Mississippi at the Tri-State Commerce Park and will initially support the tri-state region of Mississippi, Tennessee & Alabama."

Safe Harbor Statement

Statements in this release express management's beliefs and expectations regarding future performance. These statements are forward-looking and involve risk and uncertainties, including, but not limited to , the ability to negotiate venture agreements, properly identify acquisition partners, manage and integrate acquired businesses, react to quarterly fluctuation in results, raise working capital and secure other financing, respond to competition and other rapidly expanding technology, deal with market and stock price fluctuation, and other risks. These risks are and will be detailed, from time to time, in Pierce's Securities and Exchange Commission filings, including Form 10KSB for year ending June 30, 1999, Form 8K dated January 4, 2000, and subsequent Forms yet to be filed.
Actual results may differ materially from management's expectations.


        Contact:   Pierce International, Iuka
                       Investor Relations, 662-424-5030

Quote for reference ticker symbols: PRCI


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