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Wall Street Executive Joins Red Hat to Maximize Customer Experience
RaleighUnited States, March 2, 2004
Joanne Rohde named Executive Vice President of Worldwide Operations to guide Red Hat's delivery of software as a service.
Prior to joining Red Hat, Rohde managed multi-billion dollar IT budgets, technology relationships and investment banking infrastructure for UBS Investment Bank. Rohde previously held similar positions with Warburg, Swiss Bank Corporation, and O'Connor & Associates . Building staff and solutions to handle the needs of organizations with several thousand clients has been a key achievement in her career. While at UBS, Rohde helped build the IT organization as it grew tenfold and delivered solutions to the global UBS client base.
"I've experienced the high performance and clear value proposition of open source from the side of an enterprise customer," said Rohde. "Red Hat has a fantastic opportunity to scale the marketplace for open source solutions and improve the way people view computing. Being a part of this organization's management team is an exciting prospect."
"Joanne has been very effective building strong technical foundations to service global customers," said Matthew Szulik, President and CEO at Red Hat. "We welcome Joanne and see this as another significant milestone for Red Hat as we work to become the defining technology company of the 21st century."
Rohde's new position is effective immediately. She will be based at Red Hat's headquarters in Raleigh, NC. For more information on Red Hat please visit http://www.redhat.com.
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