Avocent, provider of hardware, software and embedded technologies for managing IT infrastructures, announced that its Board of Directors has named Michael Borman to serve as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer. He will start effective July 15, 2008, and was also elected as a member of the Company’s Board of Directors.
Borman, 53, most recently served as Vice President, Worldwide Sales, IBM Software Group. His previous roles at IBM included General Manager of the i-Series and p-Series server product lines as well as other executive positions in general management, including overseas assignments in Asia. Michael Borman also served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Blue Martini Software.
Ed Harper, who is currently serving as interim Chief Executive Officer, will continue to serve as Chairman of the Board.