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Giant Tech Companies Exec Appointments 3/3 to 3/30 2012 Featured

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Executive Shuffle at HP

HP has promoted Marc Levine to SVP & Controller from his most recent position as SVP of Finance for HP Enterprise Services. He has been with HP since 1988 and has held leadership positions in HP’s Asia Pacific region and Medical Products business.

Vyomesh Joshi, 57, has resigned as EVP of the Imaging & Print Group and as a member of HP’s Executive Council. Joshi joined HP in 1980 as a research and development engineer and has since held a variety of leadership positions, including EVP of the Imaging & Personal Systems Group, President of Imaging and Printing Systems, and GM of the Home Imaging Division. In the past, he served on the Board of Directors at Yahoo!

Chris Lynch, 45, has resigned as the CEO of Vertica, a subsidiary of HP which provides analytic database management software. Prior to joining Vertica, Lynch was SVP of Data Solutions at F5 Networks. He came to F5 Networks from Acopia Networks, where he served as the CEO. Before joining Acopia Networks, Lynch was VP of Worldwide Content Delivery Networking Sales at Cisco Systems. Prior to Cisco, he was VP of Worldwide Sales, Marketing, and Support at ArrowPoint Communications.

Former PlayStation Exec Takes Over Microsoft Studios Europe

Microsoft announced that Phil Harrison has been named VP of the Interactive Entertainment Business. Most recently, Harrison was a General Partner at London Venture Partners. He continues to serve as a Special Advisor to the company. Before joining London Venture Partners, Harrison served as President of Atari and was a member of the company’s Board. He joined Sony in 1992 and held various titles at the company, including President of Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios, EVP of Development at Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, and VP of 3rd Party & R&D at Sony Computer Entertainment America.

Date range: March 3rd - March 30th

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