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Ridgway Joins iVistra Technology Team

Tuesday 25 January, 2005

Ridgway Joins iVistra Technology Team

iVistra Technology, a leading developer of data visualisation solutions for business, is pleased to announce Mike Ridgway has joined the Company as an investor and director.

Mike Ridgway, founder of SealCorp Computer Products, former CEO of Brocker Technology Group and currently Principal of the Ridgway Group, is working with iVistra Technology to assist the company with its rapid growth and drive its international expansion and strategic partnerships. “We’re really pleased to have someone of Mike’s calibre on board,” says Craig Meek, CEO of iVistra Technology. “He has been extremely successful in building international companies and has the experience to help us take iVistra Technology to the next level.”

During his seven years with the Brocker Technology Group, Mike Ridgway saw the Company establish offices throughout the Pacific Rim, build the team to 600 people, complete 13 acquisitions over five years and raise capital in Canada and the USA. He also helped the Company grow from $8m to $200m during the seven years he was CEO, and led its listing onto the Toronto and NASDAQ Exchanges. In 2002, he was named ‘Personality of the Year’ by the New Zealand Computer Industry.

Prior to heading up the Brocker Group, Mike founded SealCorp Computer Products, an importer of company peripherals and components that represented a number of global suppliers including Compaq, Digital and Intel. The Company was acquired by Brocker Technology Group and Mike Ridgway served as Chief Executive until his departure.

About iVistra Technology Limited

iVistra Technology is a technology solutions provider that specialises in the design, development and implementation of data visualisation systems for business. Its first solution, Enterprise Visibility System (EVS™), was launched in March 2004 after a successful pilot and deployment at Toll TranzLink. In 2004, iVistra Technology was named Innovator of the Year at the 2004 Computerworld Excellence Awards and also received the TUANZ Telecommunications Innovation Award for EVS™. iVistra Technology has offices in Auckland, Sydney and Melbourne.


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