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Michael Dell joins VMware board as chairman

Michael DellVMware, a software company, announced that Michael S. Dell has been elected to the VMware board of directors as chairman.

Mr. Dell currently serves as chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Dell Technologies. He has held the title of chairman of the board of Dell since he founded the company in 1984.

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Mr. Dell also served as chief executive officer of Dell Inc. from 1984 until July 2004 and resumed that role in January 2007.

He also serves as a director and non-executive chairman of the board of SecureWorks Corp., a majority-owned subsidiary of Dell Technologies.

In addition, Egon Durban was elected to the VMware board of directors.

Mr. Durban has served as a member of the board of directors of Dell Technologies since the closing of Dell's going-private transaction in October 2013. He is a managing partner and managing director of Silver Lake, a global private equity firm.

Mr. Durban joined Silver Lake in 1999 as a founding principal. He serves on the board of directors of Intelsat S.A., Motorola Solutions, Inc. and SecureWorks Corp., a majority-owned subsidiary of Dell Technologies. He is also chairman of the board of directors of WME | IMG and on the board of directors of UFC.

The company said that Joseph M. Tucci, VMware's chairman of the board of directors since 2007, as well as John R. Egan who served as a director on the VMware board of directors since 2007, are resigning from the VMware board.




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