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HONG KONG, August 4 HK PRNewswire-AsiaNet - NetDimensions Limited, Asia's leading provider of learning-management systems, today announced that Noel Sanborn has joined the firm as an executive director.  He joins NetDimensions from A.T. Kearney Executive Search.

"Noel offers a unique combination of skills in the international finance and technology sectors," noted Jay Shaw, NetDimensions' managing director.  "He will play a critical role in our emergence as a global leader in the learning-management business."

Mr.  Sanborn joined A.T.  Kearney in 1996, as a vice president responsible for senior level executive searches for venture capital funds, venture-backed companies, investment banks and Fortune 500 companies.  From 1993 to 1996, Mr.  Sanborn was the managing director of Hong Kong-based VSO Partners Ltd., where he provided consulting services for venture capital investments, start-ups and new market entries.  His clients included firms in the software, energy, healthcare and food sectors.

Mr.  Sanborn first came to Hong Kong in 1987 from U.S.-based Cincinnati Bell Inc., where he served in a business development capacity, incubating and acquiring companies in the communications and software sectors.

Mr.  Sanborn has an M.B.A.  from Harvard Business School and a B.B.A.  in finance and marketing summa cum laude from the University of Cincinnati.

NetDimensions Established in 1999 and headquartered in Hong Kong, NetDimensions designs and supplies web-based knowledge-management solutions.  NetDimensions' Enterprise Knowledge Platform (EKP) allows organizations of all sizes to create, distribute, document and manage training programs over the Internet and through intranets and extranets.

Browser-based and database-driven, the EKP delivers courses and tests in any language and manages student enrollment, course catalogs and descriptions, security, and student-network interaction.  The EKP also allows clients to create unique 'look-and-feel' training environments for individual learners and departments and segregate and manage users by division and job function.

The market for web-based knowledge-management solutions is growing at 80% per annum and is forecast by International Data Corporation to reach US$1.1 billion in the U.S. alone by 2003.

For additional information on NetDimensions, please call (852) 2122-9689 or visit the NetDimensions website (www.netdimensions.com.hk).

Press contact: Chris Dillon Exponent Asia Limited Tel: 852-2869-7806 [email protected] SOURCE: NetDimensions

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