Moving Ahead - Changes at Calytrix

Following the Board meeting on Friday the 30th March 2005, the Chairman of Calytrix Technologies (Mr Greg Kerr) announced the acceptance of the resignation of Mr Mark Rheinlander from all positions with the Company. The Chairman acknowledged Mark’s contribution to Calytrix as both a co-founder and CEO since 2001. Mr Kerr also advised that as a result of a strategic review of Calytrix operations in late 2005, Mr Shawn Parr, co-founder and former Chief Technology Officer of the Company, had been appointed Managing Director (MD) with effect from February 2006.
The Chairman said: “Over the past 12 months Calytrix staff numbers have grown by almost 50% and it has increased annual revenues by more than 30%. With a clear focus on delivering innovative and dynamic ‘product-led consulting’, and the growing user-base for SIMplicity and Mentor, Calytrix expects to continue this upward trend. With recent successes, as demonstrated by the Australian Defence Force Joint Combined Training Capability (JCTC) activities and new opportunities on the horizon, Calytrix will continue to consolidate its position as a leading service and tools provider within the Live Virtual and Constructive (LVC) Defence simulation community.”
The Chairman was also pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Pat Hall to strengthen the Calytrix Board. He advised that Pat has been working with the Calytrix team since late 2005. In addition to becoming a Director, Pat will continue to provide strategic business advice and assist the Calytrix team grow its Defence business. The Chairman added that Pat’s recent experiences at the Board and executive level of Fremantle based Nautronix Ltd and work with leading technology based Australian SMEs would be valuable to Calytrix growth plans. Pat’s appointment fits well with Calytrix’s transformation from a small, Perth-based I.T. start-up into a key player in the Simulation and Training software industry worldwide.
Mr Shawn Parr stated that over the next 12 months Calytrix expects to continue the growth it currently enjoys, both locally and internationally. Plans included increasing its reseller networks and further develop its burgeoning US market opportunities. Shawn reiterated that this strategy would reinforce Calytrix’s position as a recognised leader in the delivery of complete simulation and performance assessment solutions in its Defence oriented markets.