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EMC Announces Appointment Of Industry Veteran Howard Elias To Executive Management Team

  • 09 October, 2003 14:13

<p>FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE</p>
<p>EMC ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF INDUSTRY VETERAN HOWARD ELIAS TO EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT TEAM</p>
<p>HOPKINTON, Mass. - October 9, 2003 - EMC Corporation, the world leader in information storage, today announced that Howard Elias, a veteran IT executive who helped build Compaq’s successful storage business, has joined the company as Executive Vice President of New Ventures. Elias will manage emerging business initiatives, including EMC’s Centera content addressed storage (CAS) operations, and help identify new growth opportunities in information lifecycle management. Elias will report to Joe Tucci, EMC’s President and CEO.</p>
<p>Tucci said, “Our singular commitment to storage, market-leading position and investments in storage innovation have enabled EMC to attract the industry’s best for the benefit of our customers, partners, employees and shareholders. Howard is a recognised leader throughout the IT industry and brings a wealth of experience that will help EMC deliver on our vision of becoming the ultimate information lifecycle management company.”</p>
<p>Elias, 46, joins EMC from Hewlett-Packard Company, where he was most recently Senior Vice President of Business Management and Operations for the Enterprise Systems Group. He was previously HP’s Senior Vice President and General Manager of Network Storage Solutions. Prior to the acquisition of Compaq by HP in 2002, Howard spent a year as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Compaq’s Business Critical Server Group and three years as Vice President and General Manager of the company’s Storage Products Division, during which Compaq became a leader in mid-tier storage systems. He has also held various senior business and product management positions at Digital, AST Research and Tandy Corporation.</p>
<p>About EMC
EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC) is the world leader in information storage systems, software, networks and services, providing automated networked storage solutions to help organisations extract the maximum value from their information, at the lowest total cost, across every point in the information lifecycle. Information about EMC’s products and services can be found at www.EMC.com.</p>
<p>For further information, please contact:
Emma Rogers
EMC Corporation
Tel: 02 9925 7942
Mob: 0408 237 309
Email: rogers_emma@emc.com</p>
<p>Debbie Sassine/Catherine Smith
Spectrum Communications
Tel: 02 9954 3299
Mob: 0405 735 323
email: debbies@spectrumcomms.com.au or
catherines@spectrumcomms.com.au</p>

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