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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."

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