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HP Appoints New Channel and Customer Marketing Manager

  • 05 February, 2004 12:59

<p>SYDNEY, Australia, 5 February 2004 HP Australia has appointed Paul Robson as Manager, Channel and Customer Marketing, Personal Systems Group (PSG).</p>
<p>In this role, Paul is responsible for managing the HP Channel Marketing team and all partner programs and activities. Paul is also charged with driving HP's small and medium business (SMB) and installed base customer strategies, as well as marketing initiatives for PSG.</p>
<p>"Paul not only brings to this position a wealth of experience in the channel market, but also a continued commitment to ensuring the group delivers effective solutions that meet specific business customer needs," said Tony Bill, Vice President, PSG, HP South Pacific.</p>
<p>Paul's overall business objective is to ensure HP's channel strategy caters to the demands of the market and channel partner needs. Paul is also responsible for increasing HP's leadership in the SMB space.</p>
<p>"We believe that Paul's extensive marketing experience, combined with strong business development skills will further build on our strong line up of products, services and programs and also extend the company's leadership position in the business computing market," concluded Bill.</p>
<p>Paul began his career with Compaq in 1999 as the Product Marketing Manager for Professional Workstations. He also managed Compaq's Thin Client and Monitor business and was responsible for setting up HP's third party product offering.</p>
<p>Prior to joining HP, Paul held a variety of sales and marketing positions with Phillips Electronics.</p>
<p>About HP
HP is a technology solutions provider to consumers, businesses and institutions globally. The company's offerings span IT infrastructure, personal computing and access devices, global services and imaging and printing. For the fiscal year ending on Oct. 31, 2003, HP revenue totalled US$73.1 billion. More information about HP is available at www.hp.com.au</p>
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<p>Editorial contacts:</p>
<p>Brad Swiney
HP
Ph: 02 9022 1029
brad.swiney@hp.com</p>
<p>Natalie Ioannidis
Burson-Marsteller
Ph: 02 9928 1552
natalie_ioannidis@au.bm.com
Hewlett-Packard Australia
3 Richardson Place
Riverside Corporate Park
North Ryde NSW 2113
www.hp.com.au</p>

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