HONG KONG, Feb. 6, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Epiq Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:EPIQ), a leading provider of managed technology for the global legal profession, today announced that Nathan Hughes has joined the company's Hong Kong office as Business Development Director, Asia.
Hughes will be responsible for growing Epiq's client base in the region, overseeing the regional business development team and working closely with Epiq's international units to drive business in Asia.
Since opening in 2009, Epiq'sHong Kong office has seen its revenue steadily increase. Last year, Epiq expanded operations in Asia by opening a new office in Tokyo and a data centre in Shanghai.
"We are delighted to welcome Nathan to the business development team," said Derek Crampton, General Manager, Epiq Systems, Hong Kong. "Nathan's appointment further demonstrates Epiq's commitment to providing our clients with extensive support in Asia to facilitate secure, compliant, cross-border data transactions for discovery and disclosure projects."
Hughes has more than eight years of experience in the eDiscovery and eDisclosure sectors in the U.K., U.S. and Asian markets. He studied business at the University of Ballarat in Victoria, Australia.
About Epiq Systems
Epiq Systems is a leading global provider of technology-enabled solutions for electronic discovery, bankruptcy and class action administration. We offer full-service capabilities to support litigation, investigations, financial transactions, regulatory compliance and other legal matters. Our innovative technology and services, combined with deep subject-matter expertise, provide reliable solutions for the professionals we serve. Visit us online at www.epiqsystems.com.
CONTACT: For more information
Lew Schroeber, Investor Relations
Source: Epiq Systems, Inc.