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News Release

Talend Appoints Vice President of Channels and Alliances
Released: 19th September 2013
Publisher: Whiteoaks

Francois Chiche to Support Accelerated Growth of Channel and Drive Strategic Relationships with Key Partners

Maidenhead, Berkshire, UK – September 19, 2013 - Talend, the global integration software leader, today announced that Francois Chiche has been appointed to the position of Vice President of Channels and Alliances. In his new role with the Company, Chiche will be responsible for global management and expansion of Talend’s network of systems integrator and consulting partners, expanding Talend’s presence internationally via resellers, further developing Talend’s OEM channel, and managing strategic technology alliances.

“The Talend Alliance Program plays a critical role in fuelling Talend’s sales growth and supporting our business objectives,” said
Jim Foy, Talend’s CEO and executive chairman. “Francois joins our senior management team at an important time as we continue to ramp our efforts across the direct and indirect sales teams. His experience and deep background in channel management will immediately complement our existing team and help provide enhanced levels of service to our growing list of partners."

Chiche brings more than 25 years of enterprise sales and business development experience to Talend. His global channel experience
includes positions at IBM, Informix and Adobe. Most recently, Chiche was in charge of Sales and Alliances at Business & Decision. Chiche will be based out of Talend’s Suresnes office and will report directly to Mike Sheridan, executive vice president of sales and marketing.

“Talend has grown to become a true market leader and I am looking forward to becoming part of a world-class team,’’ said Francois Chiche.
“As companies seek solutions to address their ever more complex integration needs and better serve business users, Talend’s channel partners are playing a critical role in supporting these needs, and I am eager to contribute to our joint successes.”

About Talend
Talend provides integration that truly scales. From small projects to enterprise-wide implementations, Talend’s highly scalable data, application and business process integration platform maximizes the value of an organization’s information assets and optimizes return on investment through a usage-based subscription model. Ready for big data environments, Talend’s flexible architecture easily adapts to future IT platforms. And a common set of easy-to-use tools implemented across all Talend products enable teams to scale developer skillsets, too. More than 4,000 enterprise customers worldwide leverage Talend’s solutions and services. The company has major offices in North America, Europe and Asia, and a global network of technical and services partners. For more information, please visit

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