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Black Duck Software CEO to lead Red Hat infrastructure group

Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT) reported that Tim Yeaton, former CEO of Black Duck Software and a onetime Red Hat executive, has rejoined Red Hat in the newly-created position of senior vice president, infrastructure group.

In this capacity, Yeaton will oversee the products and programs that are driving Red Hat´s infrastructure and Infrastructure-as-a-Service business, including the Platform, Virtualization and OpenStack businesses, and Red Hat´s cloud management product line.

In addition, Red Hat has also appointed its longtime middleware general manager, Craig Muzilla, as senior vice president of the company´s newly-formed applications platform group. In his new role, Muzilla will be responsible for Red Hat´s developer-focused products and programs, including Red Hat JBoss Middleware and OpenShift by Red Hat, the company´s PaaS offering.

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