CEO Leaves Converged IP Testing Provider; COO Appointed
Ixia announced the resignation of Atul Bhatnagar as CEO, a position he has held since 2008. He joined the company in 2007 as President, COO, and a member of the Board. Earlier in his career, Bhatnagar served as the VP of Products at Divatas Networks and as VP & GM of Nortel’s Enterprise Data Networks Division.
Victor Alston, 40, the SVP of Product Development has been appointed COO. He is expected to assume the CEO role after Bhatnagar finalizes his retirement in May. Before being named as SVP, Alston was the Ixia’s VP of Engineering and VP of Application Development. Prior to joining Ixia, he was the Director of Engineering at SAP.
Remote Access Management Company Selects CMO
LogMeIn has named Michael Ewing as the company's Chief Marketing Officer. Ewing joins LogMeIn from Vistaprint, an online supplier of printed and promotional material, where he most recently served as the SVP & Managing Director of the company's Asia Pacific business. Before being appointed to lead the Asia Pacific business, Ewing served as the SVP of Global Partnerships and VP of North American Acquisition Marketing. Earlier in his career, he held senior roles at Monster.
Communications Equipment Provider Hires CFO and VP of Finance
MRV Communications has appointed Stephen Garcia as CFO. Most recently, he was a Principal Consultant at Avant Advisory Group. Before that, he served as CFO at Glenmount Global Solutions, Obagi Medical Products, CCC GlobalCom, and Incomnet Communications. Garcia has also served as Controller at Melles Griot, Assistant Controller at Focus-MRL and Senior Auditor at Deloitte & Touche.
Beth Arnold has been named as the company’s new VP of Finance. Arnold joins the company from Avant Advisory Group, where she served as a Senior Consultant. Earlier in her career, she served as VP & Controller at 99 Cents Only Stores and Worldwide Restaurant Concepts, Inc. Before that, she was the VP of Finance at The InterGroup Corporation and Koo Koo Roo, Inc.
Date range: March 10th - April 6th