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Byron Riessen Appointed EMC’s Account Executive For South Australia

  • 27 April, 2005 13:02

<p>SYDNEY, Australia – April 27, 2005 – EMC Corporation, the world leader in information storage management, today announced the appointment of Byron Riessen to the position of account executive with responsibility for sales, business development and product marketing activities in South Australia.</p>
<p>Steve Redman, EMC’s managing director in Australia and New Zealand said, “Byron’s appointment is just one of several investments EMC will be making over the next 18 months to service the growing demand for our offerings in the area.</p>
<p>“Byron’s extensive IT sales background and understanding of the local market will enable EMC to further strengthen our relationships with our partners and integrators including EDS, Dell, Commander and Dimension Data. He also comes to EMC with a proven record, given his tenure as co-founder and business development director of software company Foursticks.”</p>
<p>Fraser Nicholson, EDS executive director for the Government of South Australia, also welcomed the EMC investment - “EMC is a key global partner in the EDS Agility Alliance, helping our customers like the South Australian Government to slash costs with information management and to meet compliance requirements. Mr. Riessen will provide the Agility Alliance with some real fire power.”</p>
<p>While at Foursticks, Riessen helped enterprises such as Bridgestone, Hardy Wines, the South Australian Government and Santos align their IT spending with business priorities.</p>
<p>About EMC</p>
<p>EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC) is the world leader in products, services and solutions for information storage and management that help organisations extract the maximum value from their information, at the lowest total cost, across every point in the information lifecycle.3</p>
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<p>EMC is a registered trademark of EMC Corporation. Other trademarks are property of their respective owners.</p>
<p>CONTACTS:</p>
<p>Emma Rogers
Corporate Communications Manager
EMC Australia and New Zealand
+61 2 9925 7942 or + 61 0408 237 309
rogers_emma@emc.com</p>
<p>Marty Filipowski
Spectrum Communications
+61 2 9954 3299
martyf@spectrumcomms.com.au</p>

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