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CONTINENTAL COMMUNICATIONS GROUP APPOINTS PETERSON AS PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER

 LAKEWOOD, Colo., March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Thad D. Peterson, a Colorado native whose career in marketing and advertising spans 20 years at several firms in California, has been named president and general manager of Continental Communications Group Inc. (CCG).
 Peterson comes to CCG from his position of executive vice president for Retail Marketing and Customer Service Quality at Glendale Federal Bank in Glendale, Calif.
 At CCG, a leading customer communications consulting and development agency for national clients such as Chase Manhattan Bank, Comprecare, Alamo Rent A Car, Montgomery Ward and TeleCheck, Peterson will direct day-to-day operations of the firm. John Klug, founder and former president, will remain at CCG as chairman and chief executive officer.
 "Thad brings a new dimension to the CCG team. With Thad as president, CCG is prepared to take the lead in the increasingly sophisticated field of customer and database communications," Klug said.
 Prior to his appointment at Glendale Federal Bank in 1990, Peterson was senior vice president for marketing at Eurekabank in Foster City, Calif.
 From 1982 to 1988 Peterson was associated with Bank of America/Bankamerica Corp. in San Francisco. Among his positions there: vice president and marketing director for special markets, vice president and senior business manager of liabilities management, vice president and senior business manager of investment products, and vice president of travelers cheques, U.S. product management.
 Peterson's advertising career began in 1976 as a partner in the San Francisco firm of Serrano, Peterson and Associates. His advertising work continued at Ketchum Communications and later as account supervisor with Allen and Dorward Advertising. Prior to his business career, Peterson served in the U.S. Navy as an officer aboard the U.S.S. Wichita (AOR-1).
 As a native of Pueblo, Peterson is an avid sailor and pilot. He holds a bachelor of science degree in education from the university of Idaho, and is active in community affairs.
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 /CONTACT: John R. Klug of Continental Communications Group, 800-525-0313/


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