Ingres Elevates Roger Burkhardt to President and CEO

Ingres announces that current president Roger Burkhardt has been appointed CEO. He formerly held the title of President and COO. Steve Shine, who most recently was at Sybase as Senior Vice President and General Manager EMEA, has joined the company as Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales and reports directly to Burkhardt.

As President and CEO, Burkhardt, who's been at Ingres since July 2006, has responsibility for all facets of the company's worldwide business and is a member of the board.

Burkhardt joined Ingres from the New York Stock Exchange, where as Chief Technology Officer and EVP he led a global technology team of 2,000 colleagues through the most important business and technology transformation in the Exchange's history: the shift to electronic trading. Under his leadership, the NYSE embraced open source solutions, maintained world-class reliability standards, and increased transaction volumes seven-fold.

Shine comes to Ingres from Sybase where he was Senior Vice President and General Manager EMEA overseeing all operational, sales, financial and human resources in the region for the past three years. While he was with Sybase in EMEA, Shine achieved more than $200 million in revenue and managed 500 employees, charting over 50% growth in the Business Intelligence market for Sybase. Prior to Sybase, Shine was at Canadian-based Geac Computer Corporation for ten successful years, helping to successfully turn around two major global divisions for the ERP firm.

Shine, who will be based in London, holds a degree in physics from Manchester University.

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