(From Asia Pulse)
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HONG KONG, Dec. 18 /XFNHK-AsiaNet/ -- chinadotcom corporation (Nasdaq: CHINA; Website: www.corp.china.com), a leading integrated enterprise software and mobile applications company in China and internationally, today announced the appointment of John Clough as an Independent Director of the board of chinadotcom corporation and a member of the company's audit committee. John currently is the Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Praxa Limited ("Praxa"), a leading Australian IT outsourcing and professional services organization and a wholly owned subsidiary which was acquired by chinadotcom in February this year.
Dr. Raymond Ch'ien, Executive Chairman of chinadotcom corporation, said, "John has been serving the board of Praxa for six months. During this period, he provided strategic guidance to the management to accomplish the various business goals including diversifying the customer base, building the long-term sales pipeline, improving the overall cost structure and developing synergies within the chinadotcom group companies. We believe John's deep experience in operating software companies internationally, …