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Fred Meyer, Rob Knourek, Graham Norton-Standen and Ken Yeadon advise Integra SP on business strategy and technology direction

3rd February 2003 – London, UK – Integra SP, a specialist integration
service and solutions provider in the finance, energy and telecoms sectors
today announced that it has established an advisory team, securing the
involvement of leading industry executives to assist in the company’s
business and technology direction. Integra SP is a rapidly expanding company
specialising in real-time, high volume and fault tolerant Straight-Through
Processing (STP) solutions, with clients including Prebon Yamane, Amerex
Energy, and NASDAQ Europe.

The advisory team comprises experts in their respective fields, including:
Fred Meyer, formerly chief strategy officer for TIBCO Software and recently
appointed CEO of Ironhide. Meyer is widely recognised for his domain and
technology expertise in the EAI arena; Ken Yeadon, who possesses
considerable B2B and e-commerce experience, and spent 13 years at HSBC in
various senior roles including head of E-Commerce for the Asia/Pacific
treasury and capital markets business. Yeadon was also initial chairman of
the multi-dealer consortium BondsInAsia;

Graham Norton-Standen, former chairman and CEO of Gartner International, brings leading edge direction and is helping in the areas of business strategy and vision. Norton-Standen is
also current chairman of the Internet Applications Group and chairman and CEO of business transformation specialists, Applied Intelligence Group;

Rob Knourek, who brings considerable financial systems and order-routing
expertise. Formerly president for Reuters Retail Solutions, he joined
Reuters from TIBCO Finance, where he held the positions of vice president
for engineering and development and director of client consulting. Prior to
this, Rob worked in the government services and the energy industries for
eight years, developing and implementing expert systems, automation systems
and process control systems.

Sven Thiele, CEO for Integra SP, commented: “The collective industry
knowledge and experience of the advisory team we have established is
formidable. The executive board at Integra SP will work closely with these
individuals to keep us at the forefront of the technology curve for fault
tolerant STP solutions, while ensuring our continued success and expansion”.

Integra SP Products

At the heart of the Integra SP product set is iaTradeTM, a platform and
transport independent, next-generation trade management system. iaTrade can
support any new deal type allowing new attributes to be dynamically added.
As well as supporting JMS, HTTP, IBM MQ and TIBCO, the customised software
framework facilitates field level access rights and local to global
translation and life cycles can be managed through fully configurable
transitions. Integra SP’s products have been tailored for the finance,
energy and telecoms sectors, and Integra SP partners include TIBCO, SUN, IBM
and Oracle.

About Integra SP

Integra SP was founded in March 2000 by EAI and middleware experts who have
built systems supporting some of the largest transaction metrics by volume
and value in the world. Through a comprehensive products and services set,
the company enables businesses to connect vision to reality by providing
continuously managed change, whether brought about through external market
pressures or internal desires. The project solutions, consulting services
and products provided by Integra SP address the business challenges of
implementing more cost effective STP strategies by connecting STP and EAI in
a manageable, open and scalable manner. To date, Integra SP has grown to 50
staff, with offices in London, and Houston and Austin, Texas.

For further information contact:

Sven Thiele



Tel: +44 (0)20 7608 7220

Fax: +44 (0)20 7608 7221


Web :

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Nick Spencer/ Declan Waters


Tel: +44 (0)1344 873445

Fax: +44 (0)1344 873446




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