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Symantec appoints Sue Barsamian to its board

Symantec has appointed Sue Barsamian as a member of the board, as part of an ongoing board refreshment process. Ms. Barsamian also serves on the board of directors of Box.

Ms. Barsamian previously served as executive vice president, chief sales and marketing officer of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Software. From 2006 to 2016, Ms. Barsamian served in various executive roles at Hewlett Packard including SVP and GM of Enterprise Security Products.

Ms. Barsamian received a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Kansas State University and completed her post-graduate studies at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology.

The Symantec board now has 13 members, with Rick Hill serving as a member of the Audit Committee of the Board, the company said in a statement.  Under a Board Refreshment Plan announced on September 17, 2018, it was announced that Mr. Hill would join the Symantec board following its 2018 annual meeting of stockholders.

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