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Fujitsu Australia Chairman receives UNSW honorary doctorate

Fujitsu Australia Limited

Sydney, October 17, 2001

Mr Neville Roach AO, Chairman of the Council for Multicultural Australia and Chairman of Fujitsu Australia Limited, has been awarded a University of New South Wales honorary Doctor of Science.

The award recognises Mr Roach's contributions to the Australian information technology industry and his commitment to multiculturalism and reconciliation.

Born in India, Neville Roach was educated at the University of Bombay. As Chairman and former CEO of Fujitsu Australia, Mr Roach is active in fostering the development of the Australian IT industry and emphasises the importance of making the benefits of technology available to the broader community.

Mr Roach has been a significant contributor to the development of national policies and programs in relation to social and cultural issues, particularly multiculturalism. His Australian Government appointments have included membership of the Cooperative Research Centre Committee and the Trade Policy Advisory Council. He is Chairman of the Council for Multicultural Australia and Deputy Chairman of SBS. He is currently Director of the Committee for Economic Development of Australia and has been Chair of the Asia-in-Australia Council.

With a strong interest in higher education, Mr Roach serves on the UNSW Foundation Board and on the Advisory Council of the Australian Graduate School of Management.

About Fujitsu Australia Limited

Fujitsu is one of the world's leading e-services organisations. Fujitsu technology solutions, from servers to e-Business applications, are powering the new Internet economy. In Australia and New Zealand Fujitsu is helping corporate and government customers to design, build and operate solutions which offer competitive advantage in the Internet world, from state-of-the-art infrastructure through to complex e-Business solutions. Our portfolio of IT services includes consulting, systems integration, prime contracting and a full range of professional services. Fujitsu Australia Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fujitsu Limited of Japan.
For more information, please see: www.fujitsu.com.au

About Fujitsu Limited

Fujitsu is a leading provider of Internet-focused information technology solutions for the global marketplace. Its pace-setting technologies, best-in-class computing and telecommunications platforms, and worldwide corps of systems and services experts make it uniquely positioned to unleash the infinite possibilities of the Internet to help its customers succeed. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 5.48 trillion yen for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001.
For more information, please see: www.fujitsu.com

Gillian Lamrock

Phone: Phone: (02) 9776 4799
E-mail: E-mail: gillian.lamrock@fujitsu.com.au
Company:Fujitsu Australia Limited

Shuna Boyd

Phone: Phone: (02) 9418 8100
E-mail: E-mail: shuna@boydpr.com.au
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Date: 17 October, 2001
City: Sydney
Company: Fujitsu Australia Limited