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Berlin, February 19, 2016 - The Document Foundation (TDF) announces the
new Board of Directors, in charge from February 18, 2016, to February
17, 2018. Elected as directors are, in order of votes: Marina Latini
(Studio Storti), Michael Meeks (Collabora), Thorsten Behrens (CIB), Jan
Holesovsky (Collabora), Osvaldo Gervasi (independent), Simon Phipps
(independent) and Eike Rathke (Red Hat). Elected as deputies are, in
order of votes: Norbert Thiebaud (independent), Bjoern Michaelsen
(Canonical) and Andreas Mantke (independent).

The board has elected Marina Latini as Chairwoman and Michael Meeks as
Deputy Chairman. "The new board of directors provides at the same time
the continuity with the past, and the new energies to push forward the
project. After four years, The Document Foundation is globally
recognized as one of the most successful free software projects. I look
forward to the next two years, as we will have the challenge of growing
our community to improve the awareness of LibreOffice and open document
standards in every geography”, comments TDF Chairwoman Marina Latini.

As of January 1st, 2016, The Document Foundation has more than 200
members - representing 50 different countries or native language
communities, from the five inhabited continents - and thousands of
volunteers worldwide. For additional information, please visit:

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