<i>Intel Asia Pacific Japan (APJ) director, regional sales organisation, Philip Cronin, pays tribute to his friend and colleague, the late Ian Birks, in this letter.</i>
Stories by Philip Cronin
The scale of flooding in Queensland this year came as a shock to Australia and the world. The loss of life alone makes this year’s flooding a terrible tragedy in the history of the state. Add to that a repair bill in excess of $5 billion and a likely impact on National GDP of as much as $9 billion in export revenues alone and clearly this is one of the worst national disasters the country has seen.