Citrix appoints Tom Hogan to its Board as Independent Director

– USA, FL –  Citrix Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:CTXS) today announced the election of Thomas Hogan to its board of directors, effective immediately.

“We are fortunate to have Tom join the Citrix board,” said David Henshall, chief executive officer for Citrix. “Tom brings extensive executive management experience in sales, marketing, strategy, operations, and general and executive management. He will be a strong advisor for us as we continue to evolve our business.”

Hogan will join the audit committee of the Citrix board and qualifies as an independent director.

About Thomas Hogan

Hogan began his career at IBM in sales before moving to Siebel where his role expanded to include sales and sales operations globally. After Siebel, Hogan led a turnaround at Vignette as chief executive officer. Then at HP, Hogan served as executive vice president of sales, marketing and strategy for the enterprise business. Today, Hogan is chairman and CEO of Kony Solutions, a pre-IPO market leader in digital experience development platforms.

Hogan is currently chairman and CEO at Kony, Inc. Previously, he was executive vice president of CSC. Prior to CSC, he was executive vice president of sales and marketing for HP’s $57 billion enterprise business in 2010; and executive vice president of HP software from 2006 to 2009, during which time HP acquired a number of companies including Opsware and Mercury Interactive. Prior to HP, Hogan served as president and CEO of Vignette, and SVP of sales at Siebel Systems. Hogan began his career at IBM in 1982. He is also the founder and chairman of www.smartleisure.com.

Hogan holds a master’s degree from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management with distinction, and a BS in biomedical engineering from the University of Illinois.

About Citrix

Citrix aims to power a world where people, organizations and things are securely connected and accessible to make the extraordinary possible. We help customers reimagine the future of work by providing the most comprehensive secure digital workspace that unifies the apps, data and services people need to be productive, and simplifies IT’s ability to adopt and manage complex cloud environments. Citrix solutions are in use by more than 400,000 organizations including 99 percent of the Fortune 100 and 98 percent of the Fortune 500.

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