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Veteran Technology Industry Executive Nicole Anasenes Joins VMware Board of Directors

VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), a leading enterprise software innovator, today announced the election of Nicole Anasenes to the VMware Board of Directors.

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Anasenes brings a strong business, operations, and financial acumen to the VMware board, having held numerous leadership positions at leading technology companies, including IBM, Squarespace, Inc., and Ansys, Inc.

“With her extensive experience as a business leader in key technology companies, Nicole will be a great addition to VMware’s Board of Directors,” said Paul Sagan, Senior Independent Director, VMware. “We look forward to partnering with Nicole and the leadership team to continue to lead the future direction of VMware’s business as the leading platform that enables businesses and organizations to build, run and secure their applications in the multi-cloud era.”

“VMware is at a pivotal time as a company, and I’m excited to contribute to the company as the team continues to deliver transformative multi-cloud solutions,” commented Nicole Anasenes.

Anasenes brings significant experience in financial and operational matters, gained in his current and previous leadership positions as chief financial officer (CFO) and chief operating officer (COO) of public and private technology companies. Anasenes has served as Chief Financial Officer of Ansys, Inc., a provider of engineering simulation software and services, since March 2021 and Senior Vice President since December 2020. She also served on the Ansys Board of Directors from July 2018 to December 2020.

Additionally, Anasenes was previously CFO and COO of Squarespace, Inc., a provider of online tools for building and managing websites. She was also CFO of Infor, a cloud application software company. Prior to joining Infor, she spent 17 years at IBM in various leadership roles in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and market development.

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