Pipeline and Midstream Company Spectra Energy Names Former Asset Manager and Energy Analyst to Board
The S&P 500 company elected Miranda Charlene Hubbs, CFA, 48, as a new member of its board. Hubbs is a former executive vice president and managing director of McLean Budden, one of Canada's largest institutional asset managers, with more than $30 billion in assets under management prior to its 2011 sale to Sun Life Financial. Prior to joining McLean Budden in 2002, Hubbs served as an energy research analyst and investment banker with the Canadian brokerage firm Gordon Capital.
JDS Uniphase Appoints Plantronics’ CFO and Seasoned Finance Exec as New Board Member
JDS Uniphase, the provider of network and service enablement solutions, appointed Pamela Strayer, 46, as a director of the company. Strayer is currently the CFO at Plantronics, a position she has held since July 2012. She is also Certified Public Accountant. She served as Chief Accounting Officer, VP and Controller, Senior Director and Assistant Corporate Controller at Autodesk.
Alibaba Group Appoints New Board Member to Fuel International Growth
Börje Ekholm joins as an independent director of Alibaba Group’s Board. Ekholm currently serves as President and CEO of Investor AB of Sweden and is a member of Investor AB’s board. He newly assumed responsibilities as head of Patricia Industries, a newly created division of Investor AB to manage the company’s privately-held and controlled companies. He is the non-executive Chairman of NASDAQ OMX and serves on the boards of global technology companies such as Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson.
Cisco Names Worldwide Ops SVP Chuck Robbins as New CEO to Succeed John Chambers
Cisco has appointed Charles H. (Chuck) Robbins, 48, as the next CEO and appointed him to the board of directors. John T. Chambers, 65, currently CEO and Chairman, will remain on the board and assume the role of Executive Chairman. Robbins most recently served as Cisco’s SVP of Worldwide Operations, leading the company’s global sales and partner team that drives $47B in business. He was a key architect of the commercial business segment strategy, sponsored the security and collaboration businesses at the executive level and was a sponsor for the Sourcefire and Meraki acquisitions.
HTC’s Chief Designer Leaves
HTC’s chief designer Scott Croyle is leaving the company’s full-time employment to work on a range of efforts both for the company and for others. Croyle was the head of design firm One & Co until its acquisition by HTC and served as SVP of design for HTC since April 2011.