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Dean Tang to Retire June 1

May 31, 2019

ABBYY’s Executive Vice-President for Global OEM, Dean Tang, will be retiring after a 20-year tenure with ABBYY.

Dean founded ABBYY USA in 1998, which became a fully owned subsidiary of ABBYY in 2002. Dean has successfully built our North American and Global OEM businesses.

“It is impossible to adequately express in a few words our gratitude to Dean for his leadership, vision, companionship and wisdom. Throughout the last twenty years, he has been ABBYY through and through and for me it has been a pleasure and privilege to work closely with Dean over the past couple of years. Dean’s contribution to making ABBYY what we are today can’t be overestimated,” said ABBYY CEO Ulf Persson.

“The company is getting stronger and is on track to a tremendous future. As a contributor, partner, shareholder and friend I am truly blessed to have been part of this journey,” said Dean Tang.


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