Chadwick joined VMware as CFO and EVP since late 2012. Previously, he had been CFO of Skype and a Corporate VP of Microsoft since its acquisition of Skype in 2011. Chadwick joined Skype from McAfee, where he was the EVP and CFO, till McAfee was acquired by Intel. At Cisco, he served as SVP, CFO - Global Customer Markets; SVP, Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer; VP, Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer; and VP, Corporate Finance & Planning. Chadwick currently serves on the board of F5 Networks.
In addition to the expanded roles of Eschenbach and Chadwick, VMware promoted three executives:
Betsy Sutter has been promoted to Corporate SVP and Chief People Officer. Betsy Sutter joined VMware in 2001 and has led all aspects of VMware's people strategies, bringing more than 25 years of HR leadership. Prior to VMware, Sutter held senior management roles at Silicon Gaming, Aehr Test Systems, Digital Equipment Corporation, GE and Intersil.
Bill Fathers has been promoted to EVP and GM of the Hybrid Cloud Services BU. Fathers joined VMware as SVP and GM of the Hybrid Cloud Services BU in March 2013. Before VMware, he served as president of Savvis, SVP and global head of sales and marketing, overseeing Savvis' global strategic business direction as well as the company's sales execution, product development and go-to-market initiatives.
Martin Casado, fellow and CTO, Networking, will take on the leadership of the Networking and Security BU as SVP and GM. Casado, one of the inventors of software-defined networking, was co-founder of Nicira, a company acquired by VMware in 2012. He has been a key driver in helping build VMware NSX, the company’s network virtualization platform, to become the $100 million and growing VMware business it is today.
Casado replaces Steve Mullaney, who, after successfully leading the integration of Nicira into VMware, has decided to leave the company.
Date: August 25, 2014