Packeteer announced the appointment of two sales vice presidents

April 20, 2006

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CUPERTINO, Calif. -- Packeteer(R) (NASDAQ:PKTR) , the global leader in WAN Application Optimization, today announced the appointment of two sales vice presidents. Wayne M. Bergland joins Packeteer as the new vice president of sales for the Americas. Heading up European operations, Bernard Girbal has been appointed vice president of sales for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

"In the 'what have you done for me lately' world of high technology sales, Wayne and Bernard have consistently exceeded revenue plans at every single organization they've been affiliated with," said Arturo Cazares, vice president of worldwide sales at Packeteer. "Based on these stellar track records, we're confident that they will continue to drive revenue growth in these strategic markets for Packeteer."

Bergland has over 20 years of executive-level sales and management experience that includes a prominent track record in building sales organizations and growing revenue through expanded channel partnerships. Prior to joining Packeteer, Bergland was vice president, field sales of the Americas with SurfControl, a leading Internet security company. Previously, he was vice president of sales with Omnishift Technologies, a privately-held infrastructure software company. He also served as vice president of North America enterprise accounts with Tarantella, a Santa Cruz Operation spin-off acquired by Sun Microsystems. Bergland has also served at the vice president level in various sales capacities with Santa Cruz Operation and IXI Corporation.

Girbal brings extensive experience selling networking, software, and security solutions to enterprise environments. For the past 9 years, he has held vice president of EMEA roles with privately-held and public companies, most recently with Trend Micro as vice president of sales and marketing. Previously, Girbal held senior sales and management roles at Art Technology Group, Candle Corporation and Nuera Communications. Girbal has also held senior EMEA sales positions at 3Com, Chipcom, and HP.

Packeteer Inc. (Nasdaq: PKTR)

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