SOURCE: Access Intelligence

September 13, 2005 10:05 ET

Access Intelligence Appoints John Lilley to Lead Expansion of Telecom Business in EMEA

LONDON -- (MARKET WIRE) -- September 13, 2005 -- Access Intelligence, a premier business-to-business media and information company, announced today that John Lilley has been appointed Director, Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) for the Telecommunications Advisory Group, a role that covers the portfolio of business publications, market intelligence services, consulting, events, online databases and Web sites.

John assumes responsibility for the development of Access Intelligence's Telecom business in the region including establishing a state-of-the-art enterprise research panel, adding greater EMEA coverage to existing offerings, and launching compelling new products for vendor and enterprise segments. "It's a superb opportunity to build on the success of the Tarifica tariff information service with market-leading brands such as Telecom Tactics, InfoTech, and TelecomWeb," he said. "I've been particularly impressed by AI's expertise in areas of disruptive change such as Voice over IP and enterprise mobility."

Previously, John led global business development in the Communications sector for Gartner, a leading market research company in the information technology industry. In nearly a decade with the firm he held a variety of senior positions, including Chief Analyst for the Global Telecom Practice, and launched groundbreaking research programs across telephony, data and Internet markets.

Mike O'Neill, Executive Vice President of the Telecommunications Advisory Group at AI, commented: "I'm delighted that John Lilley has joined us. His wealth of experience in EMEA as well as the Asia-Pacific region are invaluable assets to AI as we enter an exciting period of growth."

Access Intelligence ( is a b-to-b media and information company headquartered in Rockville, Md., serving the chemical, defense, satellite, aviation, cable, telecommunications, media and public relations markets. The Telecommunications Advisory Group includes: TelecomWeb, which recently launched a daily news service; market intelligence provider InfoTech; tariff consultancy Tarifica; subscription news services such as Inside Digital TV and Wireless Business Forecast; and the Web-based product database Telecom Tactics.

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