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Hyperion Expands Australian Operations with Opening of New Brisbane Office

  • 21 August, 2006 12:37

<p>Hyperion Solutions, the leading provider of Business Performance Management software, has announced the opening of a new Brisbane office that will focus on the needs of current and future customers in Queensland. This follows the recent opening of the Western Australian office in March.</p>
<p>In a related announcement, Fintan Diviney has been appointed to head up the Queensland operations. He will manage the Brisbane office and report directly to Thomas Palmer, Hyperion’s Managing Director of Australia and New Zealand.</p>
<p>Fintan has over five years of experience working for Hyperion in numerous roles, most recently as Alliances Director, and has been part of the company’s significant growth over recent years.
Prior to this, Fintan held senior positions at local Hyperion business partners including IBM. Fintan holds a Bachelor of Science in Computing from the Galway–Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT), Ireland.</p>
<p>“Our growing Queensland client base was the driving factor behind opening a Brisbane office. This new office will bring Hyperion’s national and global resources closer to key customers in Queensland and enable us to exploit further business opportunities to grow our operations in Queensland,” said Fintan Diviney, Director, Hyperion Solutions. “We are located in Eagle Street in Brisbane’s CBD, which gives us convenient access to most of our customers.”</p>
<p>Hyperion’s Queensland customers supported by the new Brisbane office include Xstrata, Queensland Rail, Queensland Treasury, Queensland Department of Education and Training, Ergon Energy, Emperor Mines and Toyota Tsusho South Pacific.</p>
<p>Thomas Palmer, Managing Director - ANZ, Hyperion Solutions said, “We have seen significant and record growth across our Asia Pacific operations of approximately 19% and approximately 72% in Australia/New Zealand over the past year, with double digit growth in staff in order to service our growing client list. The opening of this new office in Brisbane is part of an ongoing drive by Hyperion to build closer partnerships with customers and ensure their success.”</p>
<p>New Brisbane office details:</p>
<p>Address: Level 30, AMP Place, 10 Eagle Street, Brisbane, Qld, 4000</p>
<p>Phone: 07 3303 0261
Fax: 07 3303 0111</p>
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<p>About Hyperion
Hyperion Solutions Corporation is the global leader in Business Performance Management software. More than 12,000 customers rely on Hyperion software to provide visibility into how their businesses are performing and to help them plan and model to improve that performance. Using Hyperion software, customers collect data, organise and analyse it, then communicate it across the enterprise. Hyperion offers the industry's only Business Performance Management solution that integrates financial management applications with a business intelligence platform into a single system.</p>
<p>Named one of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For (2004), Hyperion serves global customers in 45 countries. A network of more than 600 partners provides the company’s innovative and specialised solutions and services. Hyperion generated revenues of $703 million for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2005 and is traded under the Nasdaq symbol HYSL. For more information, please visit www.hyperion.com or www.hyperion.com/contactus.</p>
<p>Safe Harbour Statement
Statements in this press release other than statements of historical fact are forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, statements concerning the potential success of anticipated product features, the anticipated product offerings and the potential market opportunities for business performance management software. Such statements constitute anticipated outcomes and do not assure results. Actual results may differ materially from those anticipated by the forward-looking statements due to a variety of factors, including, but not limited to the company's ability to retain and attract key employees, the successful and timely development of new products, the impact of competitive products and pricing, customer demand, and technological shifts. For a more detailed discussion of factors that could affect the company's performance and cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated in the forward-looking statements, interested parties should review the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Report on Form 10-K filed on August 31, 2005 and the report on Form 10-Q filed on February 8, 2006. The company does not undertake an obligation to update its forward-looking statements to reflect future events or circumstances.</p>
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<p>Media contact:
Amanda Brown
Kinetics Pty Ltd
07 5501 5722
amanda@kinetics.com.au</p>

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