SAN DIEGO, July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Overland Storage, Inc.
(Nasdaq: OVRL) today announced the appointment of Jillian Mansolf as vice
president of worldwide sales and marketing. In this position, Mansolf will
leverage her extensive sales and channel marketing experience to lead the
company's global sales and marketing teams.
"We are extremely pleased to welcome Jillian to our executive team as the
head of worldwide sales and marketing," said Eric Kelly, chief executive
officer of Overland Storage. "Jillian is a storage industry veteran with a
strong track record of success, including her tenure as an officer and
executive at Snap Appliance. Her unique industry perspective as well as
significant sales and marketing expertise will prove instrumental in leading
the Overland sales organization while broadening our strategic marketing
Previously, Mansolf served as senior vice president of sales and marketing
at Data Robotics, where she spearheaded the company's global sales and
marketing initiatives. Prior to that, she held various executive positions at
Motion Computing, Maxtor and Dell. At Snap Appliance, Mansolf played a pivotal
role in doubling sales and establishing the company as the worldwide NAS
volume market leader.
Ravi Pendekanti will take on a new role as vice president of business
development and solutions. This executive position, which reports to Kelly,
reflects the importance of integrated solutions as a major growth driver in
Overland's business. "Our strengthened executive team is well positioned to
accelerate growth across all major lines of business and geographic areas,"
added Kelly. "This will ensure Overland continually delivers compelling
end-to-end solutions that effectively meet our customers' requirements."
Overland also reported that it granted inducement stock options to Mansolf
who can purchase up to 120,000 shares of its common stock. Additionally,
75,000 shares have been granted to Andy Walsky, who joined the company
recently as vice president of EMEA sales. The options were granted as
inducements material to employment in accordance with NASDAQ Listing Rule
About Overland Storage
Overland Storage provides affordable end-to-end data protection solutions
that are engineered to store smarter, protect faster and extend
anywhere--across networked storage, media types, and multi-site environments.
Overland Storage products include award-winning NEO SERIES and ARCvault tape
libraries, REO SERIES disk-based backup and recovery appliances with VTL
capabilities, Snap Server NAS appliances, and ULTAMUS RAID high-performance,
high-density storage. Overland sells its products through leading OEMs,
commercial distributors, storage integrators and value-added resellers. For
more information, visit Overland's web site at www.overlandstorage.com
Overland, Overland Storage, REO Series, REO, NEO Series, NEO, ARCvault,
ULTAMUS and Snap Server are trademarks of Overland Storage, Inc.
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