Drobo Announces Two New Executive Hires

Management Team Expanded to Support Rapid Growth in Sales and Employee Base

SANTA CLARA, CA. – November 11, 2015 – DroboTM, the award-winning maker of smart storage arrays for businesses and professionals, announced today recent additions to the company’s executive team to meet the needs of their fast growth as a company. John Apps was appointed to Vice President of Operations and Tom Wong was named Vice President of Sales.

“We’re excited to welcome John and Tom to our company during this exciting period of growth,” says Mihir Shah, Drobo CEO. “Their respective experience leading scalable customer-centric businesses and success in sales development will provide Drobo the leadership it needs to continue its upward growth.”

Apps will focus on operational efficiency by enhancing the supply chain to ensure that Drobo stays consistent with customer demand.

“Drobo makes truly unique products that bring simplicity to personal and small to medium business storage,” said Apps, “That is why I am excited to join the talented team at Drobo, and I look forward to being a part of the success that lies ahead.”

Apps joins Drobo with 15-plus years of success establishing, expanding and positioning businesses for sustainable growth across highly competitive global and national markets. Most recently, he was Senior Vice President of Information Technology at OCZ Storage Solutions.

Leading the company’s sales team, Wong will ensure Drobo continue its skyward trajectory in sales growth.

“Tom’s expertise is key to growing our business,” Shah says. Wong has more than 12 years of sales experience at OCZ Storage Solutions, STS International and First International Computers of America.

“It is a great opportunity to be working with a world class company like Drobo and the talented people within,” said Wong, “I look forward to be part of the continuous growth and am particularly excited to be a part of the sales force behind the new Drobo B810n, which is poised to change the way small to medium-sized businesses manage their data storage in a much more efficient and effective way.”

Drobo also continues its internal growth by promoting Samina Subedar to the Director of Marketing role. Earlier this year, she was named as one of The Channel Company’s prestigious 2015 CRN Women of the Channel, which honors outstanding female executives involved in the IT channel ecosystem.

About Drobo

Drobo makes award-winning storage arrays that provide an unprecedented combination of data protection, expandability, and ease of use. Based on the patented and proven BeyondRAID technology, Drobo delivers the best storage experience ever for hundreds of thousands of consumers, professionals, and businesses. For more information, visit https://www.drobo.com/.

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