After 20 years, top female Red Hat exec Delisa Alexander cashes out

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RALEIGH – Red Hat is looking for a new Chief People Officer after one of its top female execs retired.

Two years after making millions as part of the IBM-Red Hat merger, DeLisa Alexander listed her status on LinkedIn as “retired Red Hat executive.”

It comes exactly 19 years and six months after initially starting as the company’s general counsel before rising through the ranks, first as VP of Human Capital and then Senior VP of People & Brand. She landed as executive vice president and Chief People Officer in 2011…