Cisco Systems Appoints Allergan Chair/CEO to its Board of Directors
Cisco Systems appointed Brenton L. Saunders, 47, Chairman, CEO and President of Allergan, to its Board of Directors. He was a co-founder of Health Care Compliance Association in 1995. He has significant healthcare industry expertise and led various business transformations and integrations.
Microsoft Promotes Regional Leader to New Global Digital Transformation Role; Appoints New MEA Region President
Microsoft has appointed Ali Faramawy to the newly announced global role as the head of the Emerging Markets Digital Transformation Organization which has been established within Microsoft. He has headed the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region for thirteen years, most recently as President.
Pfizer Appoints Adobe CEO to Board
Pfizer elected Shantanu Narayen, 50, to serve as a member of the Board. Narayen is president and CEO of Adobe. Prior to his appointment as CEO in 2007, Narayen was Adobe’s president and COO. Previously, he held key product research and development positions within Adobe, including EVP of worldwide products, SVP of worldwide product development, and VP and general manager of the engineering technology group. Before joining Adobe in 1998, he was a co-founder of Pictra, an early pioneer of digital photo sharing over the Internet. Prior to that, he served as director of desktop and collaboration products at Silicon Graphics, and held various senior management positions at Apple Computer.