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Erhard Behnke appointed to Board of Directors at IGEL Technology


Bremen, Germany 28th January 2015 – Erhard Behnke has been appointed as a Managing Director of IGEL Technology GmbH. In his new role, he will strengthen the management team headed by Heiko Gloge, Nicolas Helms, Dirk Dördelmann and Andreas Schönduve. Behnke is now responsible for IGEL’s Sales and Marketing as well as the German thin client market leader's business alliances. As a result, Managing Director and Partner Heiko Gloge will now concentrate more on strategic business development. Appointing Behnke to the board of directors, IGEL recognised his extraordinary dedication during his 11-year tenure as Director Global Alliances & Sales.

Erhard Behnke has worked in sales since 1984 and has a wealth of IT experience. He joined IGEL as Sales Manager in 2003 and played a key role in increasing sales of thin client solutions from Bremen, Germany. Before joining IGEL, he held a number of positions including Manager for Brand Marketing EMEA at Novell. Prior to that, he spent more than ten successful years working for a German systems consultant with international operations. Erhard Behnke studied electrical engineering, computer sciences and information technology at the University of Bremen.

"When I was appointed Sales Manager in 2004, my goal was to make IGEL the market leader in Germany. We have held this position continuously since 2006,” said Erhard. “Now as a Managing Director, I would like to help make the IGEL brand equally successful on an international basis.”

About IGEL Technology
A world leader in thin and zero client solutions, IGEL Technology helps organizations improve the agility, efficiency, and security of their virtual desktop and application delivery systems. IGEL produces one of the industry's widest range of hardware thin and zero clients, based on Linux and Microsoft Windows, and leads the market in software based thin clients allowing customers to access a broad spectrum of server-based infrastructures and applications. IGEL also offers powerful and intuitive management software for easy deployment and administration of thin clients throughout any size organization. Partnerships with industry leaders like Citrix, VMware, Red Hat, and Microsoft ensure that IGEL provides the most up-to-date technology and trustworthy security to clients in industries that include Healthcare, Education & Research, Public Sector, Financial, Insurance, Retail, Logistics, and Manufacturing. IGEL has offices in the United Kingdom, Australia, France, the Netherlands, Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Sweden, the United States, Germany, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing and Singapore and is represented by partners in over 50 countries worldwide. To learn more, visit or follow us on Twitter:

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IGEL Technology GmbH
Dr. Frank Lampe
Hanna-Kunath-Str. 31
28199 Bremen
Tel.: 0421 / 52094 1300
Fax: 0421 / 52094 1399

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