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LinuxPR: Mission Critical Linux Appoints Senior EDS Executive Dennis Hickey To World-Wide Sales Position

Jan 17, 2001, 23:14 (0 Talkback[s])

"Executive brings industry expertise to lead the most advanced Linux based company."

"Mission Critical Linux, Inc., the cutting edge Linux products and services Company, has announced that Dennis Hickey has joined their team as Vice President of Sales. Mr. Hickey brings with him over 20 years sales experience with the information technology industry, ranging from sales and business development to applications and operations management. Mr. Hickey delivers a broad range of global solutions selling expertise and will be reporting directly to Moiz Kohari, President and CEO."

"Previously, Mr. Hickey was Managing Director-Northeast of Electronic Data Systems (EDS), a global leader in providing E-business and information technology to business and government clients in over 50 countries, where he dramatically increased their sales performance. He was key in establishing the Hi-Tech Business Unit, which became one of the company's most productive sales entities. He also acted as a consultant to top executives regarding mission critical business transformations and information technology initiatives. Mr. Hickey was recently honored as one of the top ten revenue producers for the EDS U.S. operation. Mr. Hickey has also held executive sales positions at Quantra Corporation and Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC). As National Accounts Manager for Quantra Corporation, Mr. Hickey played a key role in tripling the company's annual revenue in less than two years between 1996 and 1998. Before Quantra, Mr. Hickey spent eleven years at the DEC establishing partnerships with ISVs including SAP, Manugistics, Oracle and PeopleSoft."

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