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The Attachmate Group Names New Leadership Team Following Novell Acquisition in Asia Pacific

Announcement posted by Bench PR 24 May 2011

Boris Ivancic named as vice president and general manager for APAC across Attachmate, NetIQ, Novell and SUSE

AUSTRALIA – 24 May 2011 – The Attachmate Group today announced a new executive leadership team across its global business units, with the appointment of Boris Ivancic as vice president and general manager for Asia Pacific. In his expanded role, Ivancic will be responsible for driving customer success and developing market opportunities for Attachmate, NetIQ, Novell and SUSE across Australia, New Zealand, China, India, Japan and Singapore.

The appointment of Ivancic as VP and general manager for Asia Pacific comes as The Attachmate Group announces its new global executive leadership team structure.

Jay Gardner, President and General Manager, NetIQ

Bob Flynn, President and General Manager, Novell and Attachmate

Nils Brauckmann, President and General Manager, SUSE

Supporting the business objectives for these businesses in Asia Pacific, Ivancic and his seasoned set of leaders from across the Novell, SUSE, NetIQ and Attachmate business units.

Boris Ivancic has been with Attachmate since 1999 and, in his previous role of General Manager for Asia Pacific, was responsible for all Attachmate and NetIQ activities in the Asia Pacific region, including Australia, New Zealand, China, India, and Singapore.

“This is an exciting era for The Attachmate Group, both globally and here in Asia Pacific,” said Ivancic. “I am delighted to be leading our local team toward its ongoing pursuit of the best solutions for customers and the long-term growth and success of all business units.”

“The Attachmate Group’s mission is to deliver solutions that are strategically important to our customers’ future,” said Jeff Hawn, chairman and CEO of The Attachmate Group. “Boris Ivancic has been an integral part of delivering this across Asia Pacific for many years now and I am confident that he and his talented team will continue to drive the highest quality technology, products, support and services our customers have come to expect.”

The addition of Novell and SUSE as business units in April 2011 furthers the mission of The Attachmate Group and its ability to support customers’ strategic and tactical business requirements through innovative solutions, quality products, and exceptional service. The Attachmate Group product families now include complementary solutions that range across IT operations management; open source; end user computing and collaboration; host connectivity and legacy modernisation; security, identity and compliance management; virtualisation and cloud computing; and more.

About The Attachmate Group Headquartered in Houston, Texas, The Attachmate Group is a privately-held software holding company, comprising distinct IT brands dedicated to the long-term success of our customers. We deliver enterprise solutions to extend, manage and secure increasingly complex IT environments. Principal holdings include Attachmate, NetIQ, Novell and SUSE.


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