LinuxPR: MandrakeSoft Appoints Internet Pioneer Henri Poole as CEO
Aug 07, 2000, 17:45 (0 Talkback[s])
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"MandrakeSoft S.A., the company behind the world's
fastest-growing Linux operating system, Linux-Mandrake, today
announced the appointment of Internet industry pioneer Henri Poole
as its new Chief Executive Officer. Poole also joins the board of
directors of the company."
"Prior to joining MandrakeSoft, Mr. Poole, 36, co-founded and
held the position of Chairman and CEO of Vivid Studios, one of the
world's premier Internet professional services firms."
"Henri's experience in providing highly-technical solutions
to fast-growing clients is very valuable to MandrakeSoft," says
Jacques Le Marois, founder and former CEO of MandrakeSoft.
"His knowledge of the Internet culture will be indispensable as we
grow our international community of developers and service
offerings." Mr. Le Marois will retain the position of chairman and
continue his active involvement in the open-source community."