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Wednesday, 22 June 2011 13:42

Big Executive Shuffle at HP

Longtimer Ann Livermore Joins Board and Leaves Exec Role

HP announced that Ann Livermore, 51, has been elected to the HP board. She has been with HP for about 29 years and has been instrumental in helping countless HP customers grow and transform their businesses. While she will step down from her day-to-day management of the HP Enterprise Business, Livermore will contribute valuable guidance to the organization as a member of the board.

Published in Giant Tech Companies

Oracle Veteran Assumes CFO Title

Oracle announced that Oracle President Safra Catz, 49, will assume the additional responsibility of CFO. Catz's appointment follows the resignation of the company's current CFO, Jeff Epstein, 53. The company announced  that Catz's appointment is permanent. Catz joined Oracle Corporation in April 1999 and has been President since January 2004. She has been a member of Oracle's Board of Directors since October 2001. She previously served as the company's CFO from November 2005 to September 2008. Catz also serves as a non-executive Director of HSBC Group, a position she has held since May 2008. Prior to Oracle, Katz worked for Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette as a Managing Director.

Published in Software Industry

Juniper Adds Former Avago SVP to Board

Juniper Networks announced the appointment of Mercedes Johnson, 56, to its board of directors. Johnson brings more than 20 years of financial leadership and corporate management experience to Juniper Networks including her work as SVP & CFO for Avago Technologies. Prior to Avago, Johnson served as SVP & CFO at Lam Research Corporation. She has previously held executive leadership and management roles at companies such as Applied Materials, Nanometrics, NCR, and HP. Johnson has also been appointed to the board's Audit Committee.

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Microsoft Promotes Longtime Employee to Ad Sales Role

Microsoft announced that Frank Holland is the Corp. VP of Global Ad Sales. He is a 13-year veteran of Microsoft and was recently Corp. VP of Worldwide Operations. Holland worked extensively in the supply chain systems operations and integration business and consulted for Accenture. Holland will report to Kevin Turner, COO, 45.

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Dell announced that Judy Lewent has decided not to seek re-election to its board of directors when her current term ends in July in order to devote more time to other business responsibilities. Ms. Lewent, the former EVP and CFO of Merck, was chair of the finance committee and also served on the audit committee of the Dell Board. She has been a member of the board since May 2001. Ms. Lewent recently joined the board of Glaxo Smith Kline. In addition, she is a director of Motorola Solutions and Thermo Fisher Scientific.