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Affinity Internet Names Communications Veteran New CEO [14th April 2003]

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Apr 14, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Affinity Internet Inc., the third largest web hosting provider, has appointed Peter Chambers as CEO of the company. Chambers will be responsible for the strategic direction and day-to-day operations of the company.

Chambers has an extensive background in the communications industry, having worked in both executive management and advisory roles with service providers and solutions developers.

"Peter's customer-focused approach to business is in perfect tune with Affinity's commitment to providing customers with superior service," Alex Good, chairman of the board, Affinity, said. "His experience and team-oriented management style make him the ideal leader to take Affinity to the next level."

Prior to joining Affinity, Chambers was the CEO of Redfern Broadband Networks, a telecommunication solutions provider. Previously, he was the CFO and treasurer of LHS Group Inc., a customer care and billing solutions company. Chambers has also served as vice president director at PT Excelcomindo, an Indonesian GSM cellular service provider.

Chambers began his career in the communications industry with Coopers and Lybrand Consulting, where he was an executive director in the company's Asian telecommunications practice.

Chambers holds a bachelor of business and finance degree from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in Melbourne, Australia.

About Affinity

Affinity Internet Inc., a Top 10 hosting service provider, specializes in hosting solutions for small- and medium-sized businesses (SMB). One of the few profitable web hosting companies, Affinity operates multiple branded hosting services, each offering shared and/or dedicated servers, applications and products designed to meet the specific needs of one of the segments of the SMB marketplace.

Affinity hosts more than 390,000 domains for more than 150,000 customers worldwide. The company sells direct over the web and through more than 2,000 resellers or channel partners. The company has offices in El Segundo, Calif., and Fort Lauderdale, Fla., with data centers in Los Angeles and Fort Lauderdale.

For more information, visit www.affinity.com




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