“Changing of the Guards”

2012 appears to be the year for the “Changing of the Guards” The following vendor organizations made significant changes to their executive roster over the past 8 months:


1. Yahoo: Scott Thompson moves on as Melissa Mayer takes over as CEO

2. HP: Bill Veghte takes over as Chief Operating Officer, under a Meg Whitman administration

3. Cisco: Padmasree Warrior takes over as Cisco’s chief strategy and technology officer

4. Cisco: Bruce Klein takes over as channel chief

5. Cisco: Piwowarczyk , director, operations, go-to-market business capabilities

6. IBM: Mark Hennessy, new channel chief

7. Symantec: John Eldh, new channel chief

8. Panasonic: Kazuhiro Tsuga, new president

9. Dell: John Swainson, head of Dell’s new Software Group

10. McAfee: Gavin Struthers, senior president, worldwide channels

11. Salesforce.com: Vivek Kundra, executive vice president

12. Logitech: Bracken Darrell, new president, on the road to CEO-2013 or so??

13. Avaya: Mark Randall, senior vice president and general manager-Networking

14. Avaya: Michael Runda, senior vice president and president-Client services

15. Avaya: Pierre-Paul Allard, senior vice president- Corporate strategy and development

16. Avaya: Mark Wilson, CMO

17. VMWare: Pat Gelsinger: New CEO

18. EMC: David Goulden, new President and COO

19. EMC: Paul Maritz, new Chief strategist EMC details…


And last but not least, how could we forget: RIM: Thorsten Heins taking over as CEO.
For the full list of C-suite changes amongst vendors and solution providers.


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