SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
January 10, 2013
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
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On Thursday, January 10, 2013, SolarWinds appointed Douglas Hibberd as its Executive Vice President for Strategic Operations. Mr. Hibberd had been SolarWinds Executive Vice President, Engineering since 2011. Mr. Hibberd will continue to report to Kevin Thompson, President and Chief Executive Officer. Mark Szygenda, Solarwinds current Senior Vice President of Engineering & Global Operations will continue carrying out his responsibilities leading the engineering organization and will now report directly to Kevin Thompson.
Mr. Hibberd will continue to leverage his knowledge of the SolarWinds model and his expertise in organizational design and business process to lead the Companys efforts in developing new international operating locations, leading the integration activities for acquired companies and leading SolarWinds strategic expansion into new geographic and product markets.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.