Kate Johnson is Red Hat''s vice president - services

Raleigh, NC: Red Hat, Inc (Nasdaq:RHAT), the world's premier open source and Linux provider, has announced the appointment of Kate Johnson as vice president, services.

Johnson possesses over 13 years of client service experience, from sales through delivery. Her experience ranges across several industries, mainly focusing on helping organisations manage through significant change and transformation. Johnson will be responsible for delivering Red Hat's training, support and consulting services globally.

Prior to joining Red Hat, Johnson was managing director in charge of investment banking (technology and logistics) at UBS Investment Bank. Her other experiences include several years as a senior practitioner in management consulting with focus on business transformation programs at Deloitte Consulting Group.