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Hitachi Data Systems Appoints Southern Region Sales Manager

  • 14 April, 2004 09:52

<p>Sydney, AUSTRALIA – April 14, 2004 – Hitachi Data Systems, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE: HIT), has appointed Michael Tristram as its Southern Region Sales Manager.</p>
<p>Mr Tristram will be based in the company’s Melbourne office and will report directly to Mr Michael Cremen, General Manager of Hitachi Data Systems Australia/New Zealand. He will be responsible for driving Hitachi Data Systems’ Victorian sales force and managing its client accounts. In this position, Mr Tristram will develop the state’s sales strategy and drive the company’s business plans.</p>
<p>Mr Cremen said, “Hitachi Data Systems is delighted to have Michael Tristram lead our Victorian sales force. His knowledge and experience in the IT industry will help strengthen our relationship with key customers and bring new opportunities to us.”</p>
<p>Mr Tristram has over 20 years of experience in IT sales management working in Australia and Asia Pacific with companies like Memorex and Clarion. He returned to Australia in 1998 working in the storage industry and most recently with Cisco Systems before joining Hitachi Data Systems.</p>
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<p>For further information, please contact:</p>
<p>Gabriel Wong
Network Communications
Phone: (02) 9267 9477
<p>About Hitachi Data Systems
Hitachi Data Systems leverages global R&amp;D resources to develop storage solutions built on industry-leading technology with the performance, availability and scalability to maximise customers’ ROI and minimise their risk. By focusing on the customer’s perspective as we apply the best hardware, software, and services from Hitachi and our partners, we uniquely satisfy our customers’ business needs.</p>
<p>With 2,700 employees, Hitachi Data Systems conducts business through direct and indirect channels in the public, government and private sectors in over 170 countries. Its customers include more than 50 percent of Fortune 100 companies. For more information, please visit our Web site at</p>
<p>About Hitachi, Ltd.
Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE: HIT), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a leading global electronics company, with approximately 340,000 employees worldwide. Fiscal 2002 (ended March 31, 2003) consolidated sales totalled 8,191.7 billion yen ($68.3 billion). The company offers a wide range of systems, products and services in market sectors, including information systems, electronic devices, power and industrial systems, consumer products, materials and financial services. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company's Web site at</p>
<p>© 2003, Hitachi Data Systems Corporation. Hitachi Data Systems is registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office as a trademark and service mark of Hitachi, Ltd. The Hitachi Data Systems logotype is a trademark and service mark of Hitachi Ltd.</p>

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