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SupplyNet Appoints New Managing Director

Auckland – 15 November 2000 – SupplyNet, New Zealand’s leading business marketplace, has appointed Garry Fissenden to the position of managing director.

Fissenden will be responsible for the overall direction of SupplyNet’s e-procurement strategy.

Previously the Group General Manager Technology & Operations at ASB Bank, Fissenden was responsible for leading the bank to the forefront of technology practices within its sector.

Commenting on the appointment, Charles St Clair Brown, Executive Chairman of SupplyNet, says Fissenden’s in-depth knowledge of technology combined with his strategic and pragmatic approach to business will strengthen SupplyNet’s position as a leader in its field throughout New Zealand.

“Garry has a fine reputation for excellence and innovation. SupplyNet is extremely fortunate to secure a person of his experience and acumen,” says Brown.

Other recent senior executive appointments include Frank Anderson as General Manager Sales. Frank was previously head of country for Peoplesoft New Zealand.

Brent Baldwin as the Chief Technology Officer and Phil Wilkins, the Chief Financial Officer both of whom have been involved with SupplyNet since its outset and previously filled similar roles within the GSB Supplycorp Group.

ENDS

About SupplyNet

SupplyNet is an electronic procurement hub or marketplace that allows companies to buy and sell goods and services online, thereby streamlining purchasing, saving time and reducing cost.

SupplyNet offers a full suite of B2B e-commerce services including catalogue services for compiling, managing and presenting supplier catalogues to buyers.
It also offers auction services, online tenders, electronic request for proposal, electronic request for quote, as well as hosting order management and e-procurement applications.

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