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Cision Expands into Asia by Establishing Regional Headquarters in Hong Kong

Cision Global Solutions
2007-06-12 11:02 1046

STOCKHOLM, Sweden and HONG KONG, June 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Cision establishes an office in Hong Kong as part of their global expansion plan. Cision is the world's leading provider of integrated media monitoring and measurement services with office in 12 countries and partners in another 125.

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"The international client segment shows strong growth. Having a presence in Asia will enable us to serve this strategically important segment even better. Asia is a strong market where many global corporations and organizations are located and demand for our global solutions is strong. The establishment of a sales office in Asia will help us expand in this high potential market", says Mr Niklas Flyborg, President and CEO of Cision.

As part of this strategic move, Jennifer Kok has been appointed International Business Director and will spearhead the development of the Asian business. She will be responsible for developing the market for Cision's integrated services and software solutions across the Asian region. Jennifer has previously held the position as Regional Director for Sales and Business Development with Xinhua-PR Newswire and has thorough knowledge of the Asian market and the communications industry.

Commenting on Jennifer's appointment Mr Niklas Flyborg, President and CEO of Cision states, "Jennifer has a strong track record of developing businesses in the Asian region and I am very happy to have her on the Cision team"

"The Asian PR industry is becoming increasingly sophisticated as businesses are growing regionally and globally. Clients demand services that help them understand their corporate image and manage their reputation. Cision has strong integrated services, international reach as well as the expertise and methodology to truly create measurable impact of clients' communications strategy. I look forward to establishing Cision as a strategic partner to communication professionals in Asia", says Jennifer Kok, International Business Director.

ABOUT CISION AB

Cision improves clients' performance through integrated services and software solutions for reputation and campaign management, media monitoring and research of media contacts.

Cision AB is quoted on the Nordic Exchange and has approximately 20,000 shareholders. The company has around 2,700 employees and a turnover of SEK 1.9 billion/USD 260 million in 2006. Cision operates in the US, UK, Sweden, Canada, Germany, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Portugal, Netherlands, Lithuania and Hong Kong and has partners in another 125 countries.

For more information about Cision AB, please visit www.cision.com .

Contacts

Niklas Flyborg, (Mr) President and CEO

Tel: +46-8-507-410-10

Email: niklas.flyborg@cision.com

Jennifer Kok, International Business Director

Tel: +852-9577-2391

Email: jennifer.kok@cision.com

Source: Cision Global Solutions
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