DDC-I Appoints Laurent Meilleur Vice President of Sales

Positions company as leading supplier of tools, operating systems, and services for the safety-critical industry

Phoenix, AZ. December 16, 2008. DDC-I, a leading supplier of software and professional services for safety-critical applications, today announced that it has named Laurent Meilleur as vice president of sales.

“Laurent has more than 30 years of sales and marketing experience in the embedded industry, and has been instrumental in securing key corporate relationships that have reshaped DDC-I as an end-to-end supplier of embedded system software solutions,” said Bob Morris, president and CEO of DDC-I. “In the past year, Laurent has doubled sales within his territory. Now he will lead our sales and business development teams as we strive to become the leading supplier of safety-critical development tools and real-time operating systems.”

“This is an exciting time for DDC-I,” added Meilleur. “Last month, we announced the industry’s most advanced safety-critical RTOSes, and before that, the industry’s highest performance real-time Java solution. Together with our Eclipse-based tools and expert professional services, DDC-I is uniquely positioned as a total solution provider for the safety-critical industry.”

Before joining DDC-I, Laurent was an account manager at LynuxWorks, where he was responsible for developing new Tier 1 accounts for applications ranging from avionics to communications systems. While at LynuxWorks, Laurent was the top embedded Linux salesperson, won a multi-million dollar avionics software contract for the F-35 (JSF) program, was a leading salesperson for a high-value DO-178 artifacts package, and was the national account manager for IBM.

Prior to LynuxWorks, Laurent was the mid-Atlantic sales manager for VMIC, where he grew sales every year by an average of 115%. Laurent was also Director of Sales at Nestor, the VME sales manager and transportation marketing manager at Matrix Corp., and director of sales and marketing at RTWare.

About DDC-I, Inc.
DDC-I, Inc. is a global supplier of software development tools, custom software development services, and legacy software system modernization solutions, with a primary focus on safety-critical applications. DDC-I’s customer base is an impressive “who’s who” in the commercial, military, aerospace, and safety-critical industries. DDC-I offers compilers, integrated development environments and run-time systems for real-time Java, C, Embedded C++, Ada, JOVIAL, and Fortran application development. For more information regarding DDC-I products, contact DDC-I at 1825 E. Northern Ave., Suite #125, Phoenix, Arizona 85020; phone (602) 275-7172; fax (602) 252-6054; e-mail sales@ddci.com or visit www.ddci.com.

DDC-I Appoints Laurent Meilleur Vice President of Sales