Steve Shine has been named CEO and president of data management specialist Ingres, effective immediately, writes Linda Endersby.
Shine, latterly co-president, joined Ingres in August 2007 from Sysbase EMEA and previously held the positions of EVP of Worldwide Sales and EVP Worldwide Operations.
He has helped establish the company's leadership in open source data management and was instrumental in the launch of its analytic database VectorWise technology.
"I am thrilled with the opportunity to lead Ingres at this seminal time. The company is poised for accelerated growth and I greatly appreciate the confidence shown by the board," said Shine,
He continued "I am looking forward to working with all the great people within Ingres, our partners and most importantly our customers to drive further growth, innovation and business value."
Terry Garnett, chairman of the board added: "Steve is well qualified to lead Ingres into its next phase of growth. He has shown the board all the attributes required to transform this business into a market leading provider in the emerging markets driven by the confluence of Cloud Computing, Social Media and Mobile Analytics."