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Vice President of Business Development Joins AssistGlobal

Vice President of Business Development Joins AssistGlobal

(PRWEB) October 17, 2003


October 15, 2003


Vice President of Business Development Joins AssistGlobal

Vancouver, BC – October 15, 2003, – AssistGlobal Technologies Corp. (NASD OTC BB: AGBTF) (the “Company”) is pleased to announce that Richard Variyan has joined the Company as its new Vice President of Business Development.

Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Variyan has held senior positions with Portal Software, Lucent Technologies and Data General. He recently held the positions of Portal SoftwareÂ’s Regional Sales Manager for South East Asia and for Africa, providing billing solutions for the telecom market. In these roles, he proposed and negotiated successful relationships with local Asian and South African IT business partners. Together, with these partners, Mr. Variyan helped secure large contracts and long-lasting relationships with companies such as Vodacom South Africa and Telecom Indonesia.

Mr. Variyan also held the position of Major Accounts Sales Manager UK and Holland with the Software Products Group at Lucent Technologies, based in London, England. Prior to joining Lucent Technologies, Mr. Variyan was responsible for healthcare sales for Data General in Western Canada.

Mr. Variyan joined the AssistGlobal Team in October 2003 as Vice President of Business Development and is focused on developing global partner relationships with Primavera and Archibus. He will also be leading the global expansion of the CompanyÂ’s MicroView software line and Application Hosting businesses. Mr. Variyan states, "it's great to be here at AssistGlobal. On a personal level, it is inspiring to join a team that is so dedicated and focused on success. The real key to any company's success is the people. I am proud to join such a capable and enthusiastic team. It is clear that the team has embraced the future and is doing everything possible to reach the ambitious and achievable goals we have set for ourselves."

About AssistGlobal:

Software Sales

AssistGlobal develops and sells a suite of software solutions: MicroView FM and MicroView HVAC & Electrical Modules for ARCHIBUS/FM™. Two new software titles are expected for release within the next twelve months, including the upcoming Microview Parking Manager. Some of the clients using these technologies include Blue Cross Blue Shield (North Carolina), Intrawest, Vancouver Coastal Health Authority, Tiffany’s (New York), Santa Clara Valley Health & Hospital, Princeton University, House of Commons (Ottawa), US Navy, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT).

Application Hosting

AssistGlobal provides turnkey hosted solutions for Project & Facility Management software applications. AssistGlobal hosts specialty, vertical applications including products from Primavera Systems Inc. and Archibus Inc. Applications are securely delivered to clients via the internet enabling global access to central data for geographically dispersed companies. AssistGlobal hosting clients include Stuart Olson Construction, Kenonic Controls, Macromedia and Skanska – Chant and Stantec.

Custom Solutions

AssistGlobal works with clients to provide custom solutions. Solutions include custom application development and deployment, and enterprise systems integration.

On behalf of the Board of Directors,

“Sokhie S. Puar”

Sokhie S. Puar 


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