SOURCE: ADVENTIS

June 21, 2005 07:00 ET

ADVENTIS Appoints Didier Delepine as Senior Fellow

BOSTON, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- June 21, 2005 -- ADVENTIS, a global consulting firm advising top management in the interrelated sectors of telecom, technology and digital media, is pleased to announce Didier Delepine has joined the firm as a senior fellow.

Mr. Delepine previously served as president and CEO of Equant, a leader in data global networking and managed communications solutions for multinational organizations from 1998 to 2003. Under his leadership, Equant's revenue grew from $300 million to $3 billion. An expert in international telecommunications and business, Mr. Delepine led Equant's global expansion and implemented global operating models to serve customer needs in 220 countries and territories. In 2001, Mr. Delepine spearheaded the company's historic partnership agreement with China Netcom, a strategic alliance that allows Equant to offer data services to its customers in more than 18 cities in China.

Mr. Delepine is a member of the Board of Directors of Eircom and, until recently, of the Board of Directors of Intelsat. He is also an advisor to the Board of Viatel Ltd. He holds dual US and French citizenship and lives in Boston, Massachusetts.

Raul Katz, president and CEO of ADVENTIS, commented, "We are delighted that an executive with Didier's extensive experience and accomplishments will be working closely with us as we expand the firm globally."

About ADVENTIS

ADVENTIS is a global consulting firm advising top management in the interrelated sectors of telecom, technology and digital media. For over a decade, ADVENTIS has built an outstanding reputation and become the preferred partner for senior executives because of its deep industry expertise; unique intellectual property; bias for pragmatic action and collaborative culture. The company has offices in Boston, New York, London and Berlin.

More information about ADVENTIS is available at www.adventis.com

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