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Green Hills Software Expands in Europe, Opens Italian Office and Appoints Regional Sales Manager


SANTA BARBARA, CA — May 13, 2014 — Green Hills Software, the largest independent software vendor for the Internet of Things, has expanded its operations in southern Europe, opening its first office in Italy and appointing a regional sales manager, Federico De Sario, who will be based in the company's new Turin office. Green Hills decided to strengthen its direct presence in order to enhance the support for existing customers and develop new opportunities for products including its industry-leading INTEGRITY® real-time operating system (RTOS) and MULTI® integrated development environment (IDE).

De Sario, a graduate electrical engineer with a software engineering background, has extensive experience in sales, marketing and management roles with technology companies. He spent more than ten years with Wind River Systems in positions including Italy country manager and regional director for southern Europe. Subsequently he was director of business development and executive vice president sales and marketing for Italian embedded industrial electronics company Prima Electro SpA. In his earlier career he was a senior software specialist with Digital Equipment Corporation.

Jeremy Flann, EMEA vice president of sales, Green Hills Software, commented: "Italy is a major manufacturer of equipment, such as industrial automation and transportation systems, that rely on the type of high-performance, high-reliability software in which Green Hills Software specializes. Federico brings a wealth of experience in the industrial embedded market that will help us to match our skills and technology to the needs and requirements of the Italian manufacturing sector."

About Green Hills Software

Founded in 1982, Green Hills Software is the largest independent software vendor for the Internet of Things. In 2008, the Green Hills INTEGRITY-178 RTOS was the first and only operating system to be certified by NIAP (National Information Assurance Partnership comprised of NSA & NIST) to EAL 6+, High Robustness, the highest level of security ever achieved for any software product. Our open architecture integrated development solutions address deeply embedded, absolute security and high-reliability applications for the military/avionics, medical, industrial, automotive, networking, consumer and other markets that demand industry-certified solutions. Green Hills Software is headquartered in Santa Barbara, CA, with European headquarters in the United Kingdom. Visit Green Hills Software at www.ghs.com.

North American Sales Contact:
Green Hills Software
30 West Sola Street,
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Tel: 805-965-6044
Fax: 805-965-6343
Website: www.ghs.com
Email: info@ghs.com

International Sales Contact:
Green Hills Software Ltd
Fleming Business Centre
Leigh Road
Eastleigh SO50 9PD
UNITED KINGDOM
Tel: +44 (0)2380 649660
Fax: +44 (0)2380 649661
Email: mktg-europe@ghs.com

Media Contact:
Green Hills Software
Barbel French
Tel: 805-965-6044
Email: bfrench@ghs.com

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