Red Hat Appoints Alex Pinchev President, International Operations


United States, April 24, 2003

Leader in international business affairs joins Red Hat team of executives.

"International expansion is a key corporate objective. Enterprise companies and governments in Europe, Asia and Latin America are realizing the high value, low cost benefits of Red Hat's solutions." said Matthew Szulik, CEO of Red Hat. "Alex brings a great deal of international experience leading and building global organizations."

Pinchev has developed an outstanding knowledge and understanding of the U.S., Middle East, European and Pacific Rim markets during the course of his international career. Most recently serving as Chairman, President, CEO and Founder of MainControl Inc., Pinchev has had great success in the development of relationships with Global 2000 customers, major consulting and software firms, integrators and OEM partners. Pinchev also has extensive global operational experience in managing and growing technology companies. In addition to his seven years leading MainControl, Pinchev brings with him over 20 years of internationally-based business and technology leadership experience.

"The global opportunities for Red Hat are tremendous as major organizations and governments become acquainted with the value of Red Hat's Open Source solutions," said Pinchev. "I'm looking forward to maximizing the company's international growth potential."

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