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Liferay Appoints New General Manager to Ramp-up Australia and New Zealand Operations

Adrian Johnson to head Liferay Australia Pty Ltd and build upon the success achieved to date.

SYDNEY, Australia – (5 April, 2016) – Liferay Australia Pty Ltd, which helps companies to create digital experiences on web, mobile and connected devices, today announced the appointment of Adrian Johnson to the position of General Manager Liferay Australia to oversee the Australian and New Zealand markets.

"Adrian has a strong track record of delivering innovative and effective leadership in Australia, Asia and the United States. We are very pleased to have Adrian join the Liferay team to not only scale the business but foster a strong Liferay culture locally,” said Brian Endo, VP Asia Pacific.

Adrian Johnson joins Liferay from Code42 where he was Managing Director. Prior to Code42 he held leadership positions at Dell, Fuji Xerox and Sun Microsystems. He started his career as an Officer in the Royal Australian Navy. Johnson will be focused on expanding the business within Australia and New Zealand by leveraging Liferay’s partnerships and the user community, plus, developing the local team.

“My role at Liferay will be to focus on the practical undertakings that can grow our operations and build upon the success the team has achieved in Australia and New Zealand,” said Adrian Johnson, General Manager, Liferay Australia Pty Ltd.

“In addition to sales growth Liferay is passionate about impacting local communities in a positive way so I’ll be working on how we can make a difference in combination with the existing Liferay Australia team.”

About Liferay

Liferay makes software that helps companies create digital experiences on web, mobile and connected devices. Our platform is open source, which makes it more reliable, innovative and secure. We try to leave a positive mark on the world through business and technology. Companies such as Carrefour, Cisco Systems, Danone, Fujitsu, Lufthansa Flight Training, Siemens, Société Générale and the United Nations use Liferay. Visit us at


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