Immersive Technologies appoints new Chairman for next growth phase

24 August, 2004 - Perth Australia

Immersive Technologies Pty Ltd announces the appointment of Mr Roderick Brown as its Chairman.

Mr Brown, has a long and distinguished career that includes – Marketing Director for Atlas Copco Mining and Construction headquartered in Sweden, President for Wagner Mining & Construction Equipment - USA, General Manager for CSR Construction Materials - Western Australia, South Australia and the Northern Territory and Managing Director for Joyce Corporation Ltd. He is currently a director of Kresta Holdings Ltd.

He is a mining engineer by profession and has extensive experience in marketing and general management having held senior management positions with global responsibilities for the manufacture and marketing of capital equipment in the mining and construction markets.

Mr Brown will take an active role in setting strategic direction and execution as Immersive Technologies enters the next phase of its growth.

“I am very impressed with the range of products and the future potential of Immersive Technologies and look forward to contributing to its future success,” said Mr Brown.


About Immersive Technologies

Immersive Technologies is the world's largest, proven and tested supplier of surface and underground Advanced Equipment Simulators to the global mining industry. The company has achieved this unique position by focusing on its mission to make every mining and earthmoving equipment operator in the world safer and their employer more profitable through its simulation technologies. Immersive Technologies' Advanced Equipment Simulators are helping hundreds of mining companies around the world to increase their equipment operators' safety and site profitability through effective simulation training.

Immersive Technologies provides its customers with the most effective Advanced Equipment Simulators available. This is made possible through the formal exclusive licensing and technical information alliances Immersive has established with the leading Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM), including: Caterpillar, Hitachi, Komatsu and Liebherr. These unique alliances provide Immersive Technologies with exclusive access to the OEM's proprietary and confidential machine technical information that is required to correctly simulate the OEM's machines and is not available through other public or dealer channels.

With advanced simulator modules deployed in 39 countries, Immersive Technologies is dedicated to provide outstanding service. To deliver on this commitment the company has customer sales and support offices located close to its customers in Perth and Brisbane Australia, Salt Lake City USA, Calgary, Ottawa & Vancouver Canada, Monterrey Mexico, Lima Peru, Santiago Chile, Bochum Germany, Johannesburg South Africa, Jakarta Indonesia, Kolkata India and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Immersive has the global mining experience, innovative technology, product range, OEM relationships, proven support commitment and industry vision to partner with you to ensure your simulator training solution delivers the significant results you expect.

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