Mendix Increases Footprint with Offices in the United Kingdom and South Africa, Expands Boston Office

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Agile business-leader expands global reach, following triple-digit growth in 2010

Fueling Agile Business

These expansions are a testament to the rapidly increasing demand for of our agile platform

Mendix, an agile software platform and cloud services company, announced today that it has opened new offices in the United Kingdom and South Africa and has expanded its existing Boston office. This expansion addresses the strong demand and growing customer base in these regions and comes on the heels of over 130 percent growth throughout 2010.

“These expansions are a testament to the rapidly increasing demand for of our agile platform,” said Derek Roos, CEO of Mendix. “Opening new offices in the UK and South Africa will enable us to increase our geographic presence to meet the needs of our growing customer base in those regions. Additionally, by expanding our US office, we will be enabled to prepare for the long-term, sustainable growth that we expect in North America.”

As part of the announcement, Gerard van den Houten has been appointed Country Manager of the South Africa office. Van den Houten has held leadership positions in various technology companies, including Magic Software, AQEURO International and Innova Group. He was also CEO of Division 3 in South Africa. Van den Houten joined Mendix earlier in 2010, to manage its growth in the region.

The office in the United Kingdom will be headed by Country Manager, John Milway, who has held senior positions with major software vendors such as BSI, Motorola and Magic Software. Milway specializes in driving and managing high growth for early stage companies. As Country Manager with Magic Software, John led the UK to become its fastest growing subsidiary globally.

About Mendix:
Mendix improves business agility by increasing alignment between business and IT. Mendix’s Agile Business Platform™ is a complete solution for agile application lifecycle management - it rapidly develops, deploys and manages applications that smoothly integrate with existing systems. Mendix has over 20,000 users worldwide and has been recognized by leading analyst firm Gartner as a Cool Vendor. Mendix is a global company that has been in business for over 5 years with offices in the US, UK, the Netherlands and South Africa. For more information, please visit

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