Ontario, Canada, 14 August 2006: Orion Technology Inc., a technology consulting and services integration company, specializing in web-GIS, has announced that Rif Jiwani has been appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer effective October 16, 2006. He will succeed his elder brother, Zul Jiwani, who has decided to spend more time on his Voluntary Humanitarian Assistance Activities. The company announced that Zul will continue to serve as Chairman of the Board and as advisor on key projects. Zul has served as the company’s president and CEO since the founding of the company in 1998.
Rif is a 25-year veteran of Strategic and Operational Planning, Business Development and Corporate Governance. As a former CFO and Vice-President of a multi-billion dollar Canadian organization, Rif will bring corporate strength and new strategic direction to Orion. Shafik Jiwani and Satinath Sarkar will continue as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Technology Officer respectively.