Brocade has appointed Lloyd Carney to the position of chief executive officer effective immediately. In addition to his role as CEO, Mr. Carney will join Brocade’s board of directors. Mr. Carney succeeds Michael Klayko, who has served as CEO since 2005.
Most recently, Mr. Carney was CEO and member of the board of directors at Xsigo Systems. Previously, Mr. Carney was CEO of Micromuse, which specialized in network management software and later became an integral part of the IBM Tivoli framework. Mr. Carney has also held leadership positions at major networking companies including Juniper Networks as its chief operating officer and at Nortel Networks as president of its multi-billion dollar Core IP, Wireless Internet and the Enterprise divisions. Mr. Carney also served at Bay Networks as the executive vice president and general manager of the Enterprise Business Group.