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Fujitsu appoints Joanne Healey as General Manager, New Zealand

Fujitsu Australia Limited

Wellington, November 28, 2006

Fujitsu has strengthened its local operations with the appointment of Joanne Healey as General Manager, New Zealand. In this role, Joanne will be responsible for growing and developing Fujitsu’s New Zealand operations, which comprises 200 staff and annual revenues of approximately NZ$60 million.

"We are very pleased to welcome Joanne Healey to the Fujitsu team," said Rod Vawdrey, Chief Executive Officer, Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand. “Joanne’s appointment is a step towards increasing Fujitsu's presence in the New Zealand market, which has experienced significant growth in recent times. We believe the strength of Joanne’s customer and partner relationships and knowledge of the local market will further enhance Fujitsu's value proposition for New Zealand customers.”

Joanne Healey, General Manager, Fujitsu New Zealand said, “I was attracted to Fujitsu by the sheer breadth of its capabilities and opportunities for further growth in the New Zealand market. I was also impressed by the strength of Fujitsu’s strategic alliances and the global resources, such as significant research and development, that support the New Zealand business. Fujitsu’s focus on innovation ensures we keep our customers abreast of the latest technology trends and how to translate these into real business outcomes.”

Joanne joins Fujitsu from HP, where she was the National Commercial Sales Manager, Solutions Partner Organisation. Based in Wellington, Joanne led a team of channel sales representatives, working closely with HP’s reseller partners to grow business in the region.

Joanne’s career in the IT and services industry in New Zealand spans more than 15 years, including senior management roles at Computerland New Zealand, a tier one service, solution and product reseller, and Telecom New Zealand. At Telecom, Joanne led a team of technology managers to develop and implement a strategic approach to deploying technology solutions for Telecom’s Wellington corporate customers.

In 2005 Joanne completed an Executive MBA through Massey University shortly after having her first child.

Joanne’s appointment follows the return of Joel O’Halloran, the previous Fujitsu New Zealand General Manager, to a senior management position at Fujitsu Australia.

About Fujitsu Australia Limited

Fujitsu is a full service provider of information technology and communications solutions. Throughout Australia and New Zealand we partner with our customers to consult, design, build, operate and support business solutions. From strategic consulting to application and infrastructure solutions and services, Fujitsu has earned a reputation as the single supplier of choice for leading corporate and government organisations. Fujitsu Australia Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fujitsu Limited of Japan. For more information, please see:

About Fujitsu Limited

Fujitsu is a leading provider of customer-focused IT and communications solutions for the global marketplace. Pace-setting device technologies, highly reliable computing and communications products, and a worldwide corps of systems and services experts uniquely position Fujitsu to deliver comprehensive solutions that open up infinite possibilities for its customers' success. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.7 trillion yen (US$44.5 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2005. For more information, please

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Date: 28 November, 2006
City: Wellington
Company: Fujitsu Australia Limited