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Citrix Appoints Brian Dye as Group VP and General Manager for Its Mobile Platforms Group

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Citrix today announced the appointment of Brian Dye as group vice president and general manager of its Mobile Platforms group. Dye will drive the company’s mobility business, which provides IT organizations the freedom to allow their end users to work from anywhere, on their device of choice, while also securing corporate applications, data, and intellectual property.

In his new role, Dye will have responsibility for the company’s industry-leading, comprehensive enterprise mobility management (EMM) and mobile device management (MDM) solutions, comprising device, application, content, and data security and management. At the core of its product line is XenMobile®, an integral part of the Citrix Mobile Workspace Suite, which enables people to work better by providing instant, secure access to all apps, desktops, data, and services from any device over any network.

Dye joins Citrix after spending more than a decade at Symantec where he held numerous leadership roles in product management, engineering, support and operations - most recently serving as senior vice president for the Information Security Group. Before joining Symantec, he held key roles in engineering, program management, and business development at Procter and Gamble, E Ink, and Xerox PARC.

Dye will be based in the Citrix Santa Clara offices.

Quotes:

Sudhakar Ramakrishna, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Enterprise and Service Provider Division, Citrix

“Brian’s strong qualifications in security and information management, including data mobility, are uniquely suited to further our customers’ mobility priorities. He will provide great value to all of our customers, helping them succeed in a time when secure enterprise mobility is transforming how business is done.”

Brian Dye, Group Vice President and General Manager, Mobile Platforms group, Citrix

“As organizations mobilize their business, security and control are top of mind, and IT is increasingly turning to MDM or EMM solutions. Citrix is a leader in these areas and uniquely positioned to help customers meet these pressing challenges. I am very excited to be part of the Citrix team where I can leverage my experience to help customers advance their secure enterprise mobility strategy.”

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Citrix (NASDAQ: CTXS) is a leader in mobile workspaces, providing virtualization, mobility management, networking and cloud services to enable new ways to work better. Citrix solutions power business mobility through secure, personal workspaces that provide people with instant access to apps, desktops, data and communications on any device, over any network and cloud. This year Citrix is celebrating 25 years of innovation, making IT simpler and people more productive. With annual revenue in 2013 of $2.9 billion, Citrix solutions are in use at more than 330,000 organizations and by over 100 million users globally. Learn more at www.citrix.com.

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