Bob Kruger Joins Citrix as Chief Technology Officer Tuesday 10 April 2001 PDF Print Citrix Systems, Inc. today announced the appointment of Bob Kruger as vice president and chief technology officer. Kruger, 47, brings 25 years of experience in high technology to Citrix, including three years at BMC Software and more than ten years at Microsoft Corporation. "Bob brings a wealth of experience in distributed computing environments, the web and the Windows world," said Mark Templeton, president of Citrix. "His combination of technical and business experience will enable him to drive the company's technical vision and strategic direction." At BMC Software, Kruger served most recently as vice president and general manager for eBusiness Solutions where he defined, built, marketed, and supported leading-edge service-level management solutions on distributed systems. This included overseeing the development of applications and infrastructure technology central to BMC's products, key industry partnerships, standards initiatives and customer relationships. Prior to BMC, Kruger spent over ten years with Microsoft Corporation, his last position being the general manager for Systems Management Products in the Server Applications Division. In that role, he was responsible for the development, marketing, licensing and support of Microsoft products designed for the management of Windows systems. He was instrumental in establishing the computing industry's Web-Based Enterprise Management initiative, as well as overseeing creation of the crucial underlying technology. About Citrix Citrix Systems, Inc. is a global leader in application serving software and services that extend the "Virtual Workplace" everywhere by providing secure, reliable access to applications and information, and a consistent user experience, on any device or network connection. Citrix solutions enable organisations of all types to deliver business applications to users with greater manageability, flexibility and cost-effectiveness. The company's products, including Citrix MetaFrame application server software, Citrix NFuse application portal software and Citrix Independent Computing Architecture (ICA), a core application serving technology, have been widely adopted by the corporate mainstream to achieve key business goals. Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Citrix markets its solutions worldwide through value-added resellers, system integrators, consulting firms and OEM licensees. 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 This release contains forward-looking statements which are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. 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