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12/06-06   -   Press releases

Will Westley appointed as Managing Director of PowerPressed

Henley-on-Thames, UK, June 12th 2006

PowerPressed is delighted to announce that Will Westley has been appointed as Managing Director of Fortressgate Ltd with full executive responsibility for the company that brought PowerPressed ( to the market.

Will has over twenty years’ senior board level business leadership experience, mobilising new business ventures and instilling operational excellence across a broad spectrum of organisations.

He joins PowerPressed from BT PLC where he was Director of Operations for BT Livetime, now known as BT Movio.

There he led all development of Operations and Technology of BT Livetime from conception to reality and delivered the first Live Digital TV broadcast streamed services and Digital Radio to mobile phones using DAB technology in June 2005. The successful Pilot in London, the U.K.’s largest live trial, confirmed the consumer appetite for the commercial launch of BT Movio.

Will’s extensive experience includes the development and international distribution of software solutions and ISP services to major enterprises, and high street U.K and U.S brand names through the U.K., Europe and U.S.A. His Web services included fully interactive training portals for major finance houses including Lloyds TSB and managed server solutions for the music distribution industry including chart information service and special international events.

Will graduated with a combined business and operational management degree in 1982 and honed his business building skills through grass roots management roles.

He builds teams with the “can-do, will-do" work ethic instilling an expectation of success throughout organizations.

Peter Boswell, Group CEO of Fortressgate and PowerPressed said “I am delighted that we have been able to attract someone of Will’s character and experience to PowerPressed. He has already made an impact and I look forward to the results and market growth I know he can deliver"

Will said “Having evaluated PowerPressed – and the marketplace it operates in – I am excited about this opportunity. PowerPressed can add value to more than 20% of all the desktop PC’s installed worldwide and I look forward to developing the business to match this incredible potential."

Notes to editors:
About PowerPressed:

PowerPressed© is developed by Fortressgate Inc. (, a unique R & D corporation which is entirely focussed on creating innovative software solutions which both optimise and reduce the size of digital data. PowerPressed© for PowerPoint® allows users to more easily receive, send, use and file their PowerPoints® while still retaining absolutely standard ‘.PPT’ facilities and capabilities. PowerPressed© eases PowerPoint® communication and also substantially reduces costs in a number of ways. The PowerPoint® offering is the first in a series of products that PowerPressed© will deliver to the ‘office user’ market. Fortressgate Ltd (a group company) owns the IPR and worldwide distribution rights for PowerPressed© products. For more information visit or contact Jim Irving.

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