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Compellent Adds to Board

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Compellent today announced that Sven Wehrwein has been appointed to its board of directors. As the companys first outside director, Wehrwein will serve as chair of the audit committee.

Wehrwein has been a financial consultant to emerging companies since 1999. Previously, he was chief financial officer at business networking devices provider Digi International, and InStent, before it was acquired by Medtronic. Before Wehrwein joined InStent in 1995, he spent 14 years in investment banking, including serving as managing director of Drexel Burnham Lambert, and Wessels, Arnold and Henderson. He began his career as a certified public accountant on the audit staff of Coopers & Lybrand.

“Sven’s 30 years experience in finance, accounting and management will be a tremendous asset to Compellent as we continue to lead in delivering modular enterprise storage,” said Phil Soran, CEO and president. “His stewardship and expertise will be critical to our success and will greatly complement the experience of our other board members.”

Compellent Technologies Inc.