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Frost & Sullivan Launches Offices in New Zealand

Frost & Sullivan Launches Offices in New Zealand

Andre Clarke Appointed New Zealand Country Manager


AUCKLAND, 23 March 2009 – Consulting company, Frost & Sullivan, has announced the launch of an office in New Zealand to service a growing client base among both local and multi-national organisations as well as in the NZ public sector.

At the same time, the company has announced the appointment of Andre Clarke as New Zealand Country Manager. Andre will be responsible for managing Frost & Sullivan's operations in New Zealand, including account management across the industry sectors covered by Frost & Sullivan. These include ICT, Food & Beverage, Energy & Power Systems and several others.

Andre joins Frost & Sullivan with 17 years’ experience in research and consulting and was most recently Vice President, International Sales for Yankee Group, with responsibility for Asia Pacific. During his more than six years with the organisation, he managed Yankee Group’s global distributor network from Auckland and drove business development for both syndicated services and custom consulting across Australia, New Zealand, South-East Asia, India and China.

Prior to Yankee Group, Andre jointly established Probe Research’s European branch office in the UK and became its Vice President for European Operations. Before Probe, he was International Account Manager with Datapro Information Services Group.

“The establishment of Auckland-based offices and local country management will enable Frost & Sullivan to provide New Zealand organisations with access to research and consulting expertise specifically tailored for local market requirements. At the same time, we will be able to extend across the Tasman the strong and dynamic relationships which we have with organisations throughout the Asia Pacific region,” said Mark Dougan, Managing Director Australia and New Zealand, Frost & Sullivan.


Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, enables clients to accelerate growth and achieve best-in-class positions in growth, innovation and leadership. The company's Growth Partnership Service provides the CEO and the CEO's Growth Team with disciplined research and best practice models to drive the generation, evaluation and implementation of powerful growth strategies. Frost & Sullivan leverages over 45 years of experience in partnering with Global 1000 companies, emerging businesses and the investment community from 31 offices on six continents. To join our Growth Partnership, please visit http://www.frost.com

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