EMS-Global Appoints Project Management Specialist
EMS - Global Appoints Experienced Project Management Specialist To Lead NZ-based Development Team
Partington Set To Further Boost Development of Products
based on Award-winning E -Commerce Infrastructure Services
26 March 2002
New Zealand telecom security and professional services company, EMS-Global Limited, announced the appointment of Justin Partington to the position of Development Manager. He will be responsible for the strategic direction of the Auckland-based development team of EMS-Global, which develops specialist applications for the global telecommunication, ISP and Service Provider markets throughout the world. The lead product of the development team is the award-winning E -Commerce Infrastructure Services (ECIS), which is used by Telecom New Zealand to enable the secure delivery of data services to its clients.
Commenting on the appointment, EMS-Global founder and CEO, Waynne Dartnall, said that Mr Partington was chosen to lead the product development team because of his extensive international experience in telecommunications project management. Mr Partington was a Senior Project Manager in London for Marconi Communications, one of the world's leading telecommunications broadband equipment providers. Mr Partington worked with major telecommunications companies such as Cable & Wireless and Nortel Networks, in the successful roll-out and upgrade of new and existing networks in the UK and across Europe.
"EMS-Global has built its business on attracting and retaining excellent people such as Justin Partington, which strengthens our ability to develop world-class innovative solutions such as ECIS," said Mr Dartnall. "The appointment of a project management specialist to lead the New Zealand-based product development team reflects the vital role of this centre of excellence within EMS-Global as our business expands in offshore markets."
About EMS - Global Limited Founded in New Zealand in 1996 by CEO, Waynne Dartnall, EMS-Global is a telecom security and professional services company which designs complex IT and telecommunication solutions for Telecommunication Companies, Service Providers, Corporate, and Government organisations in New Zealand, Australia, Asia, and Europe. The company has offices in Auckland, Sydney, London, Manchester and Singapore.
Its core product, E-Commerce Infrastructure Services (ECIS), enables secure business-to-business communications, and assists telecommunications providers in the delivery of advanced IP-based network solutions to their customers. ECIS, under the brand name 'Safecom', is the technology chosen by Telecom New Zealand to underpin the security of its data services delivery to major corporate customers.
In 2001, 3i Plc Ltd (www.3i.com), the largest technology venture capital investor in Europe, secured a 35% shareholding in EMS-Global. 3i is a FTSE 100 company and is listed on the London Stock Exchange. The NZ$17 million working capital from 3i has allowed EMS-Global to fund the acceleration of its development activities as well as strengthen operations in Europe and Australia to establish new channels for the core technologies created by the New Zealand-based development group.
EMS-Global has consistently achieved strong profitability since its inception and annual revenue growth in excess of 95% per annum. More information on EMS-Global Limited is available at www.ems-global.com