Juniper Networks Taps Barclays Veteran as New CEO
Juniper Networks said today that it has named Shaygan Kheradpir, currently chief operations and technology officer at Barclays, as its new CEO. Kheradpir will replace outgoing CEO Kevin Johnson on Jan. 1, 2014. Johnson, who had joined Juniper from Microsoft in 2008, will remain on Juniper’s board.
Equinix Appoints Americas Head and Sales Leader
IBX data center & colocation provider Equinix appoints Karl Strohmeyer as President of the Americas, responsible for the management, strategy and growth plan for Equinix in the Americas, with P&L accountability for the region. Strohmeyer joins Equinix from Level 3 Communications, serving there for twelve years, most recently being the group VP for the North American enterprise group. Prior to Level 3, he worked at NetRail, most recently as EVP for corporate development. Before joining NetRail, he held various positions with BellSouth including business development manager.
Equinix also appointed Pete Hayes as chief sales officer (CSO). Hayes was previously EVP, Commercial Sales and Support at Frontier Communications. Hayes spent nearly 15 years with Microsoft where he held a number of positions. Most recently Hayes was VP, Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). He also developed Microsoft's worldwide strategy for enterprise customers and created Microsoft's U.S. Public Sector business. Prior to Microsoft, Hayes worked at IBM in various sales, technical and management roles.
Marvell Technology's iCFO Resigns
Brad D. Feller, 39, storage, communications and consumer semiconductor products company Marvell Technology's Interim CFO, resigns from his position to pursue other opportunities. Prior to Marvell, he served as the corporate controller of Integrated Device Technology (IDT). Prior to joining IDT, he served in various roles at Ernst & Young in the high technology practice.
Avaya Exec Joins Aruba Networks for Sales Role
Aruba Networks, the networking vendor selling enterprise wireless LAN and edge access networking equipment, appoints John DiLullo as EVP of worldwide sales. Most recently, he served as president of Americas theater operations at Avaya. Previously, he served as president of both the Latin America and Asia Pacific regions for Avaya, VP of worldwide sales, channels and field operations for SonicWALLand VP of channels and worldwide distribution for Cisco Systems.
John DiLullo will be replacing Mike Kirby. After nine years of leadership and successful sales execution, Kirby is stepping down from his sales position and will assume an advisory role.
Riverbed Technology Exec Joins Fusion-io to Lead Global Field Ops
Fusion-io, ioMemory software defined storage solutions company, appoints Ian Whiting as EVP, global field operations. Previously SVP sales, Americas at Riverbed Technology, as well as SVP worldwide sales at Brocade Communications, Whiting has a proven track record of global sales leadership at leading enterprise information technology companies. He held various sales roles at Compaq, NetWorth and Data Translation Networking.
Emulex’s Executive Chairman to Depart
Networking equipment maker Emulex’s Executive Chairman, Jim McCluney, 62, will be continuing with the Company through February 6, 2014, after which he will depart and not stand for re-election to the board. He served earlier as CEO, President and COO of the company. Prior to Emulex’s acquisition of Vixel Corporation (Vixel) in 2003, McCluney had served as Vixel’s Chairman, President and CEO. Previously, McCluney served as President and COO of Crag Technologies, formerly Ridge Technologies, a storage system manufacturer, and served in various positions at Apple Computer, including SVP of Worldwide Operations and VP of European Operations.
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