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CFO of VeriSign Brings Valuable Experience in Managing High-Tech Growth
to Open Source Database Vendor
Cupertino, Calif. -- September 6, 2006 -- MySQL AB, developer of the world’s most popular open source database, today announced the election of a new independent member to its board of directors: Dana Evan, CFO and executive vice president of Finance and Administration for VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN).
“We enthusiastically welcome Dana and her vast experience to our company,” said Marten Mickos, CEO of MySQL AB. “As VeriSign’s CFO, she has been directly involved in the operations of successfully building a start-up into a billion dollar business -- including overseeing corporate compliance and managing mergers and acquisitions. We look forward to her advice and input as we continue our own growth as a software vendor.”