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Dave Duffield of PeopleSoft named entrepreneur of the year.

PLEASANTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 29, 1995-- -0-
WHO: Dave Duffield, President and CEO of PeopleSoft Inc.

WHAT: Mr. Duffield has been named Entrepreneur Of The Year in a
program sponsored by Ernst & Young, Inc. Magazine, San Francisco
Business Times, Sprint Business, Merrill Lynch, KCBS-AM and KGO-TV.
The award was in the Software category.

Other finalists in the category included John Colligan of Macromedia
Inc., Jerry Fiddler of Wind River Systems, Lawrence Garlick of
Remedy Corp., and Reed Hastings of Pure Software Inc.

HOW: The Entrepreneur Of The Year seeks to honor those
individuals who have braved the risks of starting a business, found
success, and set the standards of business excellence for others to
follow. The 34-finalists from 8 categories -- including
Communications, Electronics, Manufacturing and Life Sciences -- were
chosen from more than 100 entries by a distinguished panel of
local judges. Recipients were honored at a ceremony at San
Francisco's Westin St. Francis Hotel on June 23, 1995.

The Bay Area Program is one of more than 40 regional events
sponsored by Ernst & Young, which started the awards in 1986 as a
forum to recognize entrepreneurial spirit. Mr. Duffield is now
eligible for the National Entrepreneur Of The Year award, chosen
this fall in Palm Springs, with winners appearing in the December
issue of Inc. Magazine.-0-

Call the Horn Group at 415/579-6400 for more information.

CONTACT: The Horn Group

Michael Teeling, 415/579-6400
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