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Citrix Systems, Inc. today announced the appointment of Stefan U.G.
Sjöström
as vice president, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Sjöström, 46,
brings over 20 years of high-technology sales, field marketing, business
development, and services experience in EMEA to Citrix. Sjöström will be
responsible for all EMEA product sales revenue.

"With close to half our revenue coming from outside the United States,
international sales operations are vitally important to Citrix' growth
strategy," said John Burris, senior vice president of worldwide sales and
services for Citrix. "I am excited about the opportunity to bring someone
on
board with Stefan's depth of experience in Europe and demonstrated
leadership abilities as we work to build an even stronger global sales
organisation."

Sjöström joins Citrix from BSDi EMEA Ltd., where he served as managing
director and vice president, focused on building a high-performance sales
and services organisation. Sjöström also brings extensive consulting
experience to Citrix, having served as managing partner and senior partner
at CMHS Management Consulting and Total Recall (UK) Ltd., respectively. He
also has executive experience at Santa Cruz Operation, Memorex Corporation
and AB Carl Lamm.

About Citrix

Citrix Systems, Inc. is a global leader in application server software and
services that offer "Digital IndependenceTM" - the ability to run any
application on any device over any connection, wired, wireless and web.
Citrix solutions enable organisations of all types, from major enterprises
to emerging application service providers (ASPs), to reach more users,
with
more applications, in more locations - and achieve this with greater
speed,
reliability and cost-effectiveness. Citrix offerings, including
MetaFrameTM
application server software, NFuseTMapplication portal software,
management
products and Independent Computing Architecture (ICA®), a core application
server technology, have been widely adopted by the corporate mainstream to
achieve key business goals. The firm, which markets its solutions through
value-added resellers, system integrators and OEM licensees, is
headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Citrix is traded on The Nasdaq
Stock
MarketSM under the symbol CTXS and is part of the Standard & Poor's 500
Index. For more information, please visit the Citrix web site at
http://www.citrix.com


For Citrix Investors

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to
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of
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limitation, risks associated with the following: the success of the
company's MetaFrame product line and the acceptance of the company's ICA
protocol; the company's ability to develop and commercialise new products
and services; the company's success in expanding into new geographic
markets, the company's ability to expand its core business in large
enterprise accounts, the company's ability to succeed in the transition to
a
paper/electronic licensing model; the size, timing and recognition of
revenue from significant orders; increased competition, including
potential
competition from Microsoft and other companies; the results of the
company's
iBusiness and other new licensing programs; the rate of growth of the ASP
market; and the company's ability to continue to develop and market
products
to meet the requirements of this market; the proportion of revenues
derived
from distributors, OEMs and other channels; changes in the company's
pricing
policies or those of its competitors, including Microsoft; the costs of
developing, acquiring, or integrating new technologies or enhancements to
existing products; the company's reliance upon its strategic relationships
with Microsoft and other strategic partners; management of growth; the
possibility of undetected software errors; dependence on proprietary
technology; risks that the company's branding campaign will not enhance
the
company's business or results in the manner anticipated; risks associated
with the company's hedging programs, as well as risks of downturns in
economic conditions generally, and in the software industry specifically,
and risks associated with competition and competitive pricing pressures
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