Informatica Names Mark Garrett To Board Of Directors

Adobe Chief Financial Officer Brings Extensive Financial Expertise and Software Industry Experience to Informatica

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., October 21, 2008 -  Informatica Corporation (NASDAQ: INFA), the leading independent provider of data integration software and services, today announced that Mark Garrett has joined the Informatica board of directors.  Garrett will also serve as a member of the Informatica audit committee. Currently the chief financial officer and executive vice president of Adobe Systems Incorporated, Garrett brings more than 25 years of financial management experience in the technology industry to the Informatica board.

"I am very pleased to welcome Mark Garrett to the Informatica board of directors,” said Sohaib Abbasi, chairman and chief executive officer of Informatica.  “With 25 years of experience at prominent, category-leading software companies, Mark brings a wealth of knowledge to the Informatica board.  Informatica will benefit from his financial and software industry expertise as we continue to execute on our growth strategy."

Garrett joined Adobe Systems in 2007 and is responsible for Adobe's financial operations, investor relations, information technology, purchasing, facilities, global supply chain management and order management.  Prior to Adobe, Mr. Garrett served as senior vice president and chief financial officer of EMC Software, the multi-billion dollar software group of EMC Corporation, a position he held from June 2004 to January 2007.  Prior to its acquisition by EMC, Garrett was the chief financial officer of Documentum.

Garrett began his career in 1979 at IBM where he spent 12 years in senior accounting and finance management positions.  Thereafter, he joined Cadence Design Systems where he was eventually named as vice president of finance.

Garrett currently serves on the board of directors for Model N, Inc., a provider of revenue management solutions, the Adobe Foundation and the Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose. He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and marketing from Boston University and a master’s degree in business administration, with a focus on organizational behavior, from Marist College.

About Informatica

Informatica Corporation (NASDAQ: INFA) is the leading independent provider of enterprise data integration software and services. With Informatica, organizations can gain greater business value by integrating all their information assets from across the enterprise. More than 3,350 companies worldwide rely on Informatica to reduce the cost and expedite the time to address data integration needs of any complexity and scale. For more information, call 650-385-5000 (1-800-653-9871 in the U.S.), or visit


Note: Informatica is a registered trademark of Informatica Corporation in the United States and in jurisdictions throughout the world. All other company and product names may be trade names or trademarks of their respective owners.