WANdisco Expands Management Team to Facilitate Growth

WANdisco Expands Management Team to Facilitate Growth 
Key Executive Appointments Will Complement Team, Enhance Capabilities
and Strengthen Strategic Resources 
SAN RAMON, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/21/12 --  WANdisco (LSE: WAND), a
leading provider of enterprise high availability software for Big
Data and software development, today announced a number of key
appointments to the company's management team. Among these
appointments, James Creasy has been named Director of Product
Management, Douglas Ribback has been appointed to Director of Demand
Generation and Simon Martin to Controller. 
"I am confident we are putting into place a team that is not only
committed to delivering WANdisco's current mission but also committed
to our future in this industry," said David Richards, Chairman and
CEO of WANdisco. "James, Douglas and Simon could not be joining our
company at a more crucial time as we begin to extend our reach and
expand our enterprise software portfolio. We look forward to the
experience, focus, structure and vision these three professionals
will bring to the company, positioning WANdisco for long-term
success, while growing our product base of industry-leading solutions
for the enterprise." 
Based in the company's San Ramon office, James Creasy will oversee
product development and explore emerging technologies to identify new
approaches to product offerings, competitive positioning and business
architectures for the software development industry. Creasy joins
WANdisco from Perforce Software, a privately held enterprise version
management company, where he was Director of Product Technology. In
that position, he built and led a highly technical group that
explored the technological landscape outside Perforce to develop
strategic direction, identify new product opportunities, conduct
competitive research, adopt emerging technologies and produce
effective external messaging. He has also held roles at corporations
including GNS Software and Mozart Systems Corporation throughout his
20 years' experience in computer software and engineering. 
As Director of Demand Generation, Ribback will develop and implement
demand strategies that will help WANdisco expand its reach into the
enterprise and developer markets. He joins WANdisco from
ThoughtWorks, a company wholly devoted to the art and science of
custom software, where he was Director of Marketing. Prior to
ThoughtWorks, he was Senior Director of Global Demand Generation at
SugarCRM, where he was responsible for developing web-based,
e-commerce direct marketing programs to support all stages of the
customer lifecycle targeting the SMB market. Combined with his
previous positions at organizations like CollabNet, SourceForge and
Rainmaker Systems, Ribback has nearly 20 years' experience building
global strategic capabilities involving B2B enterprise software as
well as Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) product marketing. 
Martin, WANdisco's newly appointed Controller, will assist the CFO in
providing financial oversight for the company. He will oversee all
areas of finance, from accounting to forecasting to analysis. An
experienced auditor, he previously spent seven years with KPMG, a
global network of professional firms providing audit, tax and
advisory services, where he quickly received recognition for
achieving Exceptional Performance grading as Audit and Assurance
Manager. Martin brings experience from managing a portfolio of over
35 audit clients, ranging from small owner-managed businesses to
large multinational companies. 
About WANdisco
 WANdisco (LSE: WAND) is a leading provider of
enterprise high availability software. The company's products
include: uberSVN -- the new open ALM platform for Subversion,
Subversion MultiSite, Subversion Access Control and Subversion
Clustering. Fortune Global 1000 companies such as AT&T, Intel, Honda,
Nokia, Juniper Networks and Motorola rely on WANdisco's Subversion
solutions for enterprise-class performance, scalability and 24-by-7
availability. A recent Forrester Total Economic Impact (TEI) study of
WANdisco's Subversion MultiSite revealed a 167% return on investment
with a nine-month payback period. Subversion is recognized by
Forrester as the sole leader in the Standalone Software Configuration
Management (SCM) category. For more information, please visit us at:
For further information please contact: 
WANdisco plc: 
via FTI Consulting
David Richards, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Nick Parker, Chief Financial Officer 
FTI Consulting:
+44 (0)20 7831 3113
Matt Dixon / Sophie McMillan / Jon Snowball  
Panmure Gordon & Co.:
+44 (0)20 7886 2500
Fred Walsh / Giles Stewart (Corporate Finance)
Adam Pollock, Charles Leigh-Pemberton (Corporate Broking) 
Engage PR: 
+1 510 748 8200 x203
Caitlin Mattias
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