FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS) announced today that Jesse Cohn will be stepping down from the board and will therefore not be nominated for re-election to the Citrix board of directors at the company’s next Annual Meeting of Shareholders on June 3, 2020.
Mr. Cohn, partner and senior portfolio manager at Elliott Management, has served on the Citrix board since July 2015, and has been a member of the nominating and corporate governance committee since 2016.
“We want to thank Jesse for his dedicated service to the board,” said Bob Calderoni, chairman of the board. “His candor, insights and partnership have been valuable and appreciated as the company was executing a significant shift in our strategy, operations and business model. Today, with leadership from the board and executive team, and execution by our 8,500 plus employees, Citrix is stronger and more valuable than ever, and I want to thank Jesse for his many contributions to our success over the past five years.”
Mr. Cohn commented that “Citrix has been a terrific long-term investment for Elliott Management, and I’m proud to have served as a member of the board during this phase of the company’s growth and transformation. I want to thank David Henshall and his team, my fellow directors on the board, and all of Citrix’s talented employees for making these past five years such a positive and collaborative experience, and I look forward to the company’s continued success.”
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