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Hyperion Expands Australian Operations with Opening of New WA Office

  • 03 March, 2006 09:48

<p>Hyperion Solutions, the leading provider of Business Performance Management software, has announced the opening of a new Perth office that will focus on servicing the needs of current and future customers in Western Australia, South Australia and the Northern Territory.</p>
<p>In a related announcement, Sharron Falconer has been named Account Manager, WA/SA/NT. She will manage the Perth office and report directly to Hyperion’s Director of Operations ANZ, Thomas Palmer.</p>
<p>Sharron comes to Hyperion from her own sales and marketing practice, where she has marketed Hyperion software since 2002. Prior to her partnership with Hyperion, she worked as an information technology account manager for over 10 years in Western Australia, mainly with Computer Associates and Alphawest. Sharron has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Otago University.</p>
<p>“This new office will bring Hyperion’s national and global resources closer to key customers in Western Australia, and also pave the way for more aggressive business development in this state, as well as South Australia and the Northern Territory,” said Sharron Falconer. “We are located in Central Park in Perth, which gives us convenient access to most of our customers.”</p>
<p>Hyperion’s West Australian customers supported by the new Perth office include Woodside, Argyle Diamonds, Great Southern Plantations, Cooperative Bulk Handling, Griffin Group, Alcoa, WA Department of Treasury and Finance, TiWest, and the WA Department of Planning and Infrastructure. South Australian customers include Newmont, Orlando Wines and BAE Systems.</p>
<p>“The opening of this new office in Perth is part of an ongoing drive by Hyperion to build closer partnerships with customers and ensure their success,” said Thomas Palmer, Director of Operations, ANZ, Hyperion Solutions. “In the first half of our fiscal year we recorded total ANZ revenues that were almost double those of the same period last year. We achieved this by focusing on what is important to our customers. We will continue to listen to their needs and grow our footprint across Australia and New Zealand.”</p>
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<p>About Hyperion</p>
<p>Hyperion Solutions Corporation is the global leader in Business Performance Management software. More than 10,000 customers rely on Hyperion software to provide visibility into how their businesses are performing and to help them plan and model to improve that performance. Using Hyperion software, customers collect data, organise and analyse it, then communicate it across the enterprise. Hyperion offers the industry's only Business Performance Management solution that integrates financial management applications with a business intelligence platform into a single system.</p>
<p>Named one of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For (2004), Hyperion serves global customers in 45 countries. A network of more than 600 partners provides the company’s innovative and specialised solutions and services. Hyperion generated revenues of $703 million for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2005 and is traded under the Nasdaq symbol HYSL. For more information, please visit www.hyperion.com.</p>
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<p>Media contact:
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