July 13, 2005 14:27 ET

ADVENTIS Opens Office in Shanghai, China

BOSTON, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 13, 2005 -- ADVENTIS Corporation, a global consulting firm advising top management in the telecommunications, technology and digital media sectors, announced today that it has opened an office in Shanghai, China and has appointed Jesse Parker and Cha Li to co-lead its expanding China business.

"Opening an office in China makes perfect sense for us. It allows us to serve our client base in Europe and North America more effectively as it takes advantage of the important opportunities in China. We can also participate more fully in the innovative developments taking place in the telecom and technology sectors as China continues its rapid modernization," commented Raul Katz, ADVENTIS CEO. "We are especially pleased to have Jesse Parker and Cha Li as members of the ADVENTIS team leading our China expansion."

Mr. Parker has more than 25 years of international experience in the technology sector and in Asia. He has worked previously at IBM and Softbank International. Mr. Li has over eight years of investment and entrepreneurial experience in China. He has founded and run several companies as well as serving as president of the local organization of Saatchi and Saatchi. Together they enable ADVENTIS to hit the ground running with strong local knowledge and a deep real world understanding of how to make things happen on the ground.

The address of the new office in Shanghai is:

Unit 2692
Tower B
Shanghai City Plaza
100 Zunyi Road
Shanghai, PRC

Telephone:    +86.21.6237.0460
Fax:          +86.21.6237.1397


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; extensive network of contacts; bias for pragmatic action and collaborative culture. The company has offices in Boston, New York, London, Berlin and Shanghai.

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