Executive Movements

Executive Movements

Huawei appoints David He president of Huawei Enterprise US

Huawei has appointed David He as the new president of Huawei Enterprise US. In this role, Mr. He will be based in the company's U.S. headquarters in Plano, TX, and oversee the Enterprise Business Group's American operations. As president of Huawei...

SurveyMonkey appoints Tom Hale as president

Online survey and data platform SurveyMonkey has appointed Tom Hale as president. Mr. Hale will oversee engineering, product, product marketing, user experience and growth at the company. Most recently, Mr. Hale served as chief operating officer at HomeAway.  Prior to that, Mr. Hale...

Cylance hires security industry veteran John McClurg from Dell

Cybcersecurity company Cylance has hired John McClurg as vice president in the Office of Security and Trust (OST). He will assist in building Security and Trust programs for the company alongside Malcolm Harkins, who is taking on the title of Cylance's...

ComScore co-founder Magid Abraham resigns as executive chairman of the board

ComScore co-founder Dr. Magid Abraham has resigned as executive chairman of the company's board. He will remain on the comScore board through the remainder of his term, which expires in 2018. Dr. Abraham will focus his efforts as the recently appointed...

Avnet names William Amelio interim CEO

Technology distributor Avnet has appointed William Amelio, a member of Avnet’s board, as interim CEO of the company. Avnet Chief Executive Rick Hamada has stepped down, and will be leaving the company's board as well. He had been appointed as CEO in...

Google parent company Alphabet appoints Roger Ferguson board member

Alphabet, the parent holding company of Google, has appointed Roger Ferguson to its board of directors. Mr. Ferguson will serve on Alphabet’s Audit Committee.  Mr. Ferguson is the president and CEO of financial services company TIAA. He joined TIAA in 2008, after his...

Bruce Grant joins Violin Memory board of directors

Bruce Grant has been elected to the Violin Memory board of directors. Mr. Grant currently owns approximately 15 million shares of the common stock of Violin Memory, representing about 14.5 per cent of the issued outstanding shares of Violin. "I'm confident that...

VMware hires Intel’s Linux chief to head Open Source

VMware has appointed Dirk Hohndel as vice president and Chief Open Source Officer, to lead the company's free and open source efforts and strategy. "As VMware broadens its ecosystem from traditional engagements in the data center space to areas such as software-defined networking...

Logitech nominates EPFL president Patrick Aebischer to board

Logitech says that its board of directors will ask shareholders to approve the election to the board of Patrick Aebischer, president of the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL). The election will take place at Logitech's annual general meeting...

Citadel taps Morgan Stanley CIO Steven Lieblich for CTO role

Global investment firm Citadel has appointed Steven Lieblich as chief technology officer of the company's hedge fund business. A 30-year veteran of Morgan Stanley, Mr. Lieblich has served in a series of senior technology roles, most recently as Morgan Stanley's chief information officer....

Xerox adds Icahn Capital managing director to board

Xerox and Carl Icahn have entered into an agreement under which Jonathan Christodoro, managing director of Icahn Capital, Xerox’s largest shareholder, has been appointed to the Xerox board. Mr. Christodoro will also join the board’s corporate governance committee and...

HP Enterprise shuffles senior management; CTO Martin Fink retiring

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) CTO and head of HP Labs, Martin Fink, is retiring from the company, said HPE on Monday. Also leaving the company is HPE chief customer officer John Hinshaw. The company also announced a reorganization of divisions and key executives. Our...

Facebook just hired Google Fiber co-founder Kevin Lo

Facebook has hired Kevin Lo, former general manager of Google Fiber, as Director of Infrastructure Connectivity and Investments. In his new role, he will help shape Facebook's strategy and investments to build wireless technologies and ecosystems. Mr. Lo announced the appointment...

Xerox appoints Jeff Jacobson Chief Executive

The Xerox board has appointed Jeff Jacobson to be chief executive of the company, following its planned separation into two publicly traded companies. Mr. Jacobson currently serves as president of Xerox Technology, and will continue in his current role until the...

AT&T appoints Redpoint managing director Geoffrey Yang to board

AT&T has appointed Geoffrey Yang to its board of directors. Mr. Yang is a founding partner and managing director of venture capital firm Redpoint Ventures. He will serve on the company’s Corporate Development and Finance Committee. Mr. Yang joined Institutional...