Serena Software Names John Wheeler as Vice President of North American Professional Services

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. - Apr 14, 2010 - Serena Software, Inc. today announced the appointment of John Wheeler as Vice President of North American Professional Services.  Mr. Wheeler reports directly to Mike deFisser, Serena's VP of North American Sales & Service.

Mr. Wheeler has an outstanding history of proven software services performance. He has held senior management leadership positions at companies such as Oracle, Unisys, SAP/BusinessObjects, VMware and Xerox/ACS.

"John brings a broad experience in technology services management, as well as general management," said Mike deFisser, VP North American Sales and Service. "He has a unique ability to perform as a change agent in building high performance teams, increasing product services sales, creating new solutions lines, and successfully managing high-growth."

"Serena's technology is well positioned to be a key transformational element in supporting customers requirements involving increased regulations and optimizing business agility," said John Wheeler, VP of North American Professional Services, Serena Software. "The linkage of Serena's ALM and BPM technology to customer processes and policies offers a dynamic and flexible infrastructure platform for existing and future business requirements."

About Serena Software, Inc.
Serena Software is a privately owned company, headquartered in Redwood City, California, with 29 offices in 14 countries. Serena Software provides software change and configuration management, business process management and project and portfolio management software to over 15,000 customers worldwide, including 96 of the Fortune 100. Serena Software enables teams of programmers to become more efficient by standardizing and automating development processes across both mainframe and distributed system environments. Serena Software is a portfolio company of Silver Lake. For more information on Serena, visit

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