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Richard Webb Appointed To Role At Cardinal Heath

Richard Webb Appointed To New Role At Cardinal Healthcare

Press Release from Aoraki Corporation Limited

RICHARD WEBB APPOINTED TO NEW ROLE AT CARDINAL HEALTHCARE


Christchurch, New Zealand. 20 November 2000. - Aoraki Corporation Limited have announced the appointment of former Canterbury Health CEO Richard Webb to the position of Managing Director of Cardinal Healthcare, based in Melbourne, Australia.

Announcing the appointment, Aoraki Corporation CEO Sir Gil Simpson said Mr Webb will add a lot to the organisation. "We believe our healthcare business has enormous potential for worldwide growth and Richard's decision to join us justifies that confidence and the 10 year investment we have made in building systems for the healthcare sector.

"In addition to his health sector expertise, his management skills with bring great benefits to Aoraki Corporation generally.

"If we can be grateful for something from New Zealand's health reforms, it is for bringing someone of Richard's calibre to our organisation."

CONTACTS Greg Williamson, Aoraki, tel 03 365 2500, mobile 021 229 5870, gwilliamson@jade.co.nz

ABOUT CARDINAL HEALTHCARE Cardinal Healthcare provides a range of information technology systems and services, from operating powerful hospital information systems for large hospitals to mobile remote computing for health professionals in the field. It has clients in New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom.

Cardinal Healthcare is a division of Aoraki Corporation Limited, a privately owned company headquartered in Christchurch, New Zealand. The company employs 400 people in New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom. The company's founder and Chief Executive is Sir Gil Simpson.

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