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EnterpriseDB Appoints Hesham El Komy as EMEA Marketing Lead

UNITED KINGDOM, London - July 24th, 2013 - EnterpriseDB, the leading worldwide provider of enterprise-class PostgreSQL products and Oracle database compatibility solutions, today announced that Hesham El Komy has been appointed to lead its EMEA marketing initiatives as it builds its presence in this burgeoning market. Hesham's main focus is to develop the new channel programme, which will be introduced worldwide for EnterpriseDB, promoting the company's world-wide training, orchestrate regional events and introduce joint marketing programs with strategic global OEM partners.

"The increased demand for open source technology, particularly at the heart of enterprises' data strategies has been especially rapid in Europe, the Middle East and Africa," commented Sandor Klein, general manager, EMEA, EnterpriseDB. "We recognise the need to build out our brand in this market, grow our partner ecosystem and meet local market demand. Hesham brings a wealth of experience from both the open source and high tech industries; we look forward to building a strong business together."

Having been in the technology industry for 14 years, Hesham has held roles at open source leaders such as Red Hat and brings a vast amount of experience in regional marketing, not only for EMEA but also worldwide. During his time at Red Hat, Hesham was responsible for developing the UK & Ireland marketing structure, and the marketing for Turkey, Middle Eat & Africa. Following this Hesham was stationed in Dubai where he developed and managed the distribution channel.

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