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gen-i Appoints New Client Manager

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gen-i Appoints New Client Manager


AUCKLAND, 27 April, 2001– Internet Integrator, gen-i has appointed Jacinta Parry as its new Client Manager. She will be responsible for business development issues and establishing and maintaining customer relationships with gen-i’s blue chip clients and new corporate accounts.

“My role involves working closely with all of gen-i’s business groups - infrastructure, fieldForce, procurement and ventures, to provide integrated technological solutions for clients,” says Jacinta.

“For instance, New Zealand businesses are rapidly understanding the cost and performance benefits of a thin client environment. Consequently, this has opened up many opportunities for our company, which is continuing to gain experience implementing and supporting thin client solutions for large corporate customers.

Further, it is my belief that the significant amount of Intellectual Property gained from these thin client implementations has given gen-i a leading edge on the thin client market,” says Jacinta.

“As an internet integrator, our focus is to enhance our clients’ customer connections,” says Ross Hamilton, General Manager of Sales at gen-i. “Jacinta’s considerable knowledge and experience in the area of client management and business development will play an integral part in providing ‘wellconnected’ solutions across all of the gen-i’s groups.”

Jacinta has previously worked as an Account Manager at gen-i, which contained the primary responsibility of identifying new and innovative technical solutions to enhance clients business processes and needs.

Prior to joining the company she was a Sales Consultant for the Digital Equipment Corporation and also an Account Manager at Computerland.

Jacinta will report to Ross Hamilton.


ENDS


About gen-i
gen-i limited is the first and largest New Zealand-based e-business Internet integrator, focussing on designing, building, implementing and supporting e-business solutions and systems for large corporate customers. With over 400 people at offices in major centres in New Zealand, gen-i extends customer support worldwide – both online and through a network of service partners.

gen-i has four major areas of focus and expertise: Infrastructure, Ventures, Field Force and Procurement. gen-i Infrastructure is geared to providing and supporting all the hardware, software and networks required for today’s e-business – and to achieve that in a number of new ways. gen-i Ventures is an Internet innovation operation geared to providing knowledge and experience in building e-commerce sites, Intranets, extranets and implementing and supporting a wide range of e-business & traditional applications. gen-i Field Force is New Zealand’s leading technology engineering onsite capability, expertly trained and ready to deploy or maintain the country’s leading technology networks. gen-i Procurement provides a fast, easy and cost-effective way to select, purchase, install and maintain office technologies.

gen-i is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cullen Investments Limited. Its blue chip clients include Air New Zealand, Department of Corrections, Department of Internal Affairs, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, National Australia Bank, New Zealand Dairy Board, Simpson Grierson and WestpacTrust.

Prior to its name change in 2000, gen-i traded successfully for more than 20 years as Wang New Zealand.

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