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New local MD to manage Epson Australia

March 2003

Sydney 14 March 2003: Epson Australia announced today that Mr Bruno Turcato will become Managing Director of the company and its New Zealand subsidiary from 1 April 2003 as part of Seiko Epson Corporation's strategy to localise its top management team in Australia.

Outgoing Managing Director, Mr Hiroki Yamamoto, said that after six and half years in Australia he was pleased to be handing the business over to Mr Turcato at a time when Epson Australia is growing strongly.

"Epson Australia has seen outstanding growth across its product range over the past few years, and Mr Turcato has been part of the team helping to drive that growth," Mr Yamamoto said.

"I am confident that under his management Epson Australia will further continue this strong growth."

Mr Turcato joined Epson Australia in 1990 and has been General Manager for the past four years. He has also been a Director of the company for the past nine years.

Mr Yamamoto, who has had many years experience in executive positions in Europe, South East Asia and Australia, is returning to a senior global management position with Seiko Epson Corporation in Japan.

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