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PeopleSoft Strengthens New Zealand Leadership

Auckland, 14 December 2001 - PeopleSoft today announced the appointment of Andrew Batchelor to the role of National Sales Manager for New Zealand.

Previously in a variety of management positions during three years at Computer Associates, Andrew has over 15 years of sales experience in software and business intelligence solutions. Prior to that, Andrew was General Manger of Sales for PST Consulting. With a deep knowledge of the New Zealand marketplace, he is ideally qualified to drive sales of PeopleSoft’s Financials, Supply Chain, Market Place, eProcurement, CRM, and Analytics products in New Zealand.

Based in Auckland, Andrew reports directly to Stephen Jack, Regional Sales Director.

“I’ve charged Andrew with developing our profile in this market, and especially with growing the depth and breadth of our customer base,” says Stephen Jack. “His expertise and the results he has achieved in this market give me great excitement about how PeopleSoft will grow and perform in this region.”

Speaking on his appointment Andrew commented, “I’m delighted to be joining PeopleSoft at the time of the launch of PeopleSoft 8 CRM, which I know will deliver immense business benefits for New Zealand organisations. I was attracted to PeopleSoft because of their position in the market – the company has a tremendous breadth of solution offering and is the only vendor to deliver on the collaborative enterprise, spanning HR, CRM, financials and e-procurement.”


Photographs are available on request.

About PeopleSoft Inc.
PeopleSoft (Nasdaq: PSFT) is the world’s leading provider of collaborative enterprise software. PeopleSoft pure internet software enables organisations to reduce costs and increase productivity through collaboration with their customers, suppliers, and employees. PeopleSoft’s integrated, best-of-breed applications include Customer Relationship Management, Enterprise Service Automation, Supply Chain Management, Human Resources Management, Financial Management, and Enterprise Performance Management. More than 4,700 organisations in 107 countries run on PeopleSoft software. For more information, visit us at

PeopleSoft began operations in Asia Pacific in 1993 and now has offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Perth, Brisbane, Adelaide, Auckland, Wellington, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Taiwan. Its customers include AAP, AMP, ANZ, Australian National University, Australian Stock Exchange, Bangkok General Hospital, Coles Myer, Department of Defence, Eastern Energy, Ford, Foxtel, Government of Singapore Investments Corporation, HSBC Holdings, John Fairfax Holdings, Mass Transit Railway Corporation (MTRC) Hong Kong, National Mutual Health Insurance, NZ Police, NZ Post, UNITEC, Reserve Bank of Australia, Reding Paper Products, Transfield Pty Ltd, University of NSW, Hewlett-Packard, Citibank, AMD, DBS Bank, PSA Corporation, Singapore Ministry of Finance, Morrison Express, Singtel, Starhub, Tenaga Nasional, Telekom Malaysia and Swire Properties.

PeopleSoft and the PeopleSoft logo are registered trademarks. All other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners. Copyright © 2001 PeopleSoft, Inc. All rights reserved.

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