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HONG KONG, June 16 HK PRNewswire-AsiaNet - WHEREVER.net (NASDAQ: WNET), a leading Asian Voice-over-IP ("VoIP") services provider, has announced two additions to its senior management team.
Mr. K. Y. Lee Mr. Lee has been appointed as President and Chief Operations Officer of WHEREVER.net Singapore Pte. Ltd., responsible for the sales, marketing and support functions in South Asia and India region.
Prior to joining WHEREVER.net, Mr. Lee held various positions at Motorola Computer Group as regional marketing manager for Asia Pacific and Japan region, and as systems engineering manager for South Asia, India, Taiwan, Australia and New Zealand. He has also been a systems analyst and systems engineer at Asian Electronics in Hong Kong.
Mr. Lee received a Bachelor of Engineering degree in computer systems engineering from Warwick University, U. K. Mr. Pratap Ponna Mr. Ponna joins as President and Chief Operations Officer of WHEREVER.net Australia Pty. Ltd. In his new role, Mr. Ponna will oversee the Company's operations in Australia and New Zealand. WHEREVER.net's new office in Australia will officially open on June 19, 2000 at 99 Walker Street, North Sydney.
Mr. Ponna joins WHEREVER.net from Lucent Technologies (Australia) where he was the program manager in Network Care Professional Services division, heading a team of project managers engaged in various data network integration projects across the Asia/Pacific region. Mr. Ponna holds a Bachelor degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering and a post-graduate degree in Computer Science.
Mr. Bruce Finlayson, Executive Vice President, Global Business Operations of WHEREVER.net, commented: "I am delighted to welcome K. Y. and Pratap to our organization. Both gentlemen possess in-depth knowledge and extensive experience in the electronics and telecommunications industry, and will definitely enhance our Company's future developments in the VoIP field in South Asia and the Australian and New Zealand regions."
WHEREVER.net was founded in 1994 and was listed on the NASDAQ market in May 2000. Presently, its VoIP's extensive network includes Hong Kong, Singapore, China, Taipei, Tokyo and Los Angeles with 67 Points-of-Presence ("POPs") around the world. Users can cost effectively complete voice and fax transmissions to virtually any country in the world, utilizing advanced network communications standards known as Internet Protocol or IP. Enquiries : WHEREVER.net Meiling Lee Tel: +886 2 8770 6288 ext. 205 Source: WHEREVER.NET