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Covisint Names CEO

Automotive industry e-Business exchange, Covisint, has named Kevin W. English as chairman, president and chief executive officer.

English was previously the managing director and chief executive officer for e-commerce at Credit Suisse First Boston, one of the world's largest investment banking firms.

Prior to his association with Credit Suisse First Boston, he was the chairman and CEO for , a publicly traded Internet information hub for financial market news and analysis.

He also had been vice president and general manager of Nexis Enterprise Group, and served in a variety of assignments with the parent company, Reed Elsevier PLC, including vice president of sales and marketing for Lexis-Nexis.

English has more than two decades of senior executive management experience with technology companies such as Computervision Corporation, Aries Technology, Jupiter Technology, Control Data and Xerox Corporation.

He is a 1975 graduate of Stonehill College in Easton, MA.