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2 May 2016

Changes in the distribution of Suunto dive computers – Australia, New Zealand & Pacific Islands

After a successful partnership, Suunto and Aqua Lung are announcing the distribution cooperation for Suunto dive computers in Australia, New Zealand & the Pacific Islands will end on 30th June 2016. Amer Sports Australia will take over the distribution in full from the 1st July 2016 servicing Australia and the Pacific Island markets. Brandex will take over the servicing of the New Zealand Market at the same time.

The current distribution arrangement with Aqua Lung, including sales will run until 30th June 2016. Warranty and Service will transfer to Amer Sports Australia for Australia and the Pacific Islands and Brandex for New Zealand and will be effective from 1st June 2016. In order to ensure a smooth transition, taking freight and servicing times into consideration Aqua Lung will be accepting computers until the 15th May 2016.

For more information on Warranty & Service please visit www.suunto.com/en-AU/support/

The distribution change will have no effect on consumers and Suunto and Aqua Lung are both committed to their customer service responsibilities, aiming to maintain the same high level of service throughout the transition period.

For more information, please contact:

Dick Stanger
Commercial Manager - Suunto
Australia & Pacific Islands
Amer Sports Australia
+ 61 (03) 8586 6666

David Watt
Director - Brandex
New Zealand
Brandex
+64 3-381 2190


About Suunto

Suunto was born in 1936 when Finnish orienteer and engineer Tuomas Vohlonen invented the mass production method for the liquid-filled compass. Since then, Suunto has been at the forefront of design and innovation for sports watches, dive computers and sports instruments used by adventurers all over the globe. From the highest mountains to the deepest oceans, Suunto physically and mentally equips outdoor adventurers to conquer new territory.

Suunto's headquarters and manufacturing plant is in Vantaa, Finland. Employing more than 400 people worldwide, Suunto products are sold in over 100 countries. The company is a subsidiary of Amer Sports Corporation along with its sister brands Salomon, Arc'teryx, Atomic, Wilson, Precor, Mavic and Enve.

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