CANTON, Mass., Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NEI (Nasdaq: NEI), a leading provider of server-based application platforms, deployment solutions and lifecycle support services for software technology developers and OEMs worldwide, today announced the election of Patricia C. Sueltz to the company's board of directors.
Ms. Sueltz has approximately 30 years of relevant industry experience, most recently serving as CEO of LogLogic, Inc., and SurfControl, Inc. During her tenure as LogLogic CEO, Ms. Sueltz increased the company's number of customers from 400 to more than 1,000, successfully completed the acquisition and integration of Exaprotect, and achieved a leadership position in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management. Ms. Sueltz, a veteran technology executive, also held senior leadership roles at Sun Microsystems, IBM and Salesforce.com. She currently serves as an independent director of Hitachi Global Storage Technologies, UpStart Mobile, Inc., and Objectivity, Inc. She also serves as a board member with the American Foundation for the Blind.
NEI also announced the resignation of Dennis A. Kirshy as an independent board director. Mr Kirshy has served on NEI's board since 1997 with distinction.
John A. Blaeser, NEI's Chairman, commented, "Ms. Sueltz is a proven technology leader with a strong rolodex of industry relationships and a track record for driving growth and innovation, and we are pleased to add her to our board of directors. In addition, we would like to thank Dennis Kirshy for his many contributions and support."
NEI is a leading provider of server-based application platforms and lifecycle support services for software developers and OEMs worldwide. Through its expertise and comprehensive suite of solution design, system integration, application management, global logistics, support, and maintenance services, NEI is redefining application deployment solutions to provide customers with a sustainable competitive advantage. More than a decade of appliance innovation with the ability to provide physical, virtual and cloud-ready solutions makes NEI one of the most trusted software deployment partners in the industry. Founded in 1997, NEI is headquartered in Canton, Massachusetts, with facilities in Plano, Texas and Galway, Ireland, and trades on the NASDAQ exchange under the symbol NEI. For more information, visit www.nei.com.
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