SOURCE: D-Link Systems, Inc.

D-Link Systems, Inc.

October 07, 2009 06:00 ET

D-Link Hires Industry Veteran Martha Hess as Director, Business Solutions Marketing

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, CA--(Marketwire - October 7, 2009) - D-Link, the end-to-end computer networking solutions provider for consumers and business, today named information technology veteran Martha Hess as director of business solutions marketing for its North American operations.

Hess brings more than 22 years of experience in high-tech marketing to D-Link, where she will champion the D-Link® brand and what it means for business, while developing, implementing and driving the company's marketing campaigns for solutions targeting enterprise customers across key markets such as education, healthcare, hospitality and government.

Her successful career includes senior management positions with a variety of notable firms, including five years at Hitachi Data Systems, where she served as senior director of global integrated marketing, global marketing communications and manager of direct marketing, and nine years at Xerox Corporation, where she managed the company's marketing and strategic alliance programs.

"We welcome Martha and her excellent credentials to the D-Link team," said Nick Tidd, vice president of sales of D-Link Pan America and vice president of marketing for D-Link North America. "Her career accomplishments speak for themselves and this is yet another example of the significant investment we're making in our sales, marketing and channel teams to increase awareness in the market for our networking solutions perfectly suited for businesses in today's economy."

Hess earned a bachelor of science degree in business management from Pepperdine University, and is a graduate of the Harvard University International Management Program and other professional leadership programs.

About D-Link

D-Link is the global leader in connectivity for small, medium and large enterprise business networking. The company is an award-winning designer, developer and manufacturer of networking, broadband, digital electronics, voice, data and video communications solutions for the digital home, Small Office/Home Office (SOHO), Small to Medium Business (SMB), and Workgroup to Enterprise environments. With millions of networking and connectivity products manufactured and shipped, D-Link is a dominant market participant and price/performance leader in the networking and communications market. D-Link Systems, Inc. headquarters are located at 17595 Mt. Herrmann Street, Fountain Valley, CA, 92708. Phone (800) 326-1688 or (714) 885-6000; FAX (866) 743-4905; Internet

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