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Solace Board Appoints Founder Craig Betts as Executive Chairman and Les Rechan as President and CEO

Solace to Extend Its Global Leadership in Hybrid and Multi-Cloud Open Data Movement

Ottawa, Ontario, September 8, 2017 – Solace, the leading provider of open data movement technology, announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Craig Betts, the Company’s founder, as Executive Chairman of the Board. Leslie (Les) Rechan, former President and CEO at Halogen Software, will join the leadership team as President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Rechan has also been appointed a Board Director. In his new role, Mr. Betts will devote his full time to customers and partners, while driving the overall vision and strategy for the company. Mr. Rechan will work closely with Mr. Betts to lead strategy execution and business operations.

“I am proud to welcome Les to Solace as CEO,” said Craig Betts. “I have known and admired Les since he and his family moved to Ottawa over a decade ago. With over 30 years of industry experience, his operational expertise is unparalleled, making him the ideal person to step into the CEO role as we continue to grow in our increasingly cloud-focused business.… Read the rest