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VMware Announces Multiple Leadership Changes   

VMware announced an expanded focus on communication service providers (CSPs) and telecommunications carriers (telcos), and the promotion of Shekar Ayyar to EVP and General Manager, Telco Group. Ayyar holds more than 15 years of senior leadership experience in enterprise software, communications and semiconductors. 

Published in Software Industry

Facebook CAO Decides to Resign; Company Appoints Former NBCUniversal Information Chief  

Jas Athwal notified Facebook of his decision to resign from his position as the company’s Chief Accounting Officer after nearly nine years with the company. Athwal will continue to serve as the company's CAO until the company completes its year-end audit and file its Annual Report.

Published in Digital Media

Alcatel-Lucent Announces Resignation of Board of Directors          

Nokia announced the 100% ownership of Alcatel-Lucent following the completion of the Squeeze-Out of all remaining Alcatel-Lucent securities not tendered into the Public Buy-Out Offer, completing the acquisition announced 19 months ago. The composition of the Board has been modified to reflect the new ownership structure of the company. Independent directors Carla Cico, Jean-Cyril Spinetta and Sylvia Summers, as well as Board observers Gilles Le Dissez and Laurent du Mouza, resigned from the Board. 

Published in Telecom Products

December 16, 2016 

Welcome to our Tech Function Exec Appointment Trends & Open Roles for the - 30 days ended December 15th 2016. The roles covered here:   heads of technology, which include CTOs, CIOs, Tech & Ops, CISOs, Cyber and related.

By the numbers, overall:

  •      Total Tech Exec Roles Open: 70
  •      New Tech Exec Appointments: 84 (4 women or 5%, 80 men)

GE Announces Digital Executive Appointments       

Patrick Franklin has joined GE as VP & GM, Applications, GE Digital. Prior to joining GE, he was a VP of Engineering at Google. Over his twenty-five year career, Patrick has held leadership positions at Amazon, Microsoft, Intel and the United States Navy.

athenahealth Announces Board and HR Leadership Changes           Ed Park

athenahealth announced Ed Park, its EVP and COO, has been appointed to the company’s board. Park will be stepping down from his current role this month. In preparation for Park’s transition, he has worked closely with Kyle Armbrester, SVP and Chief Product Officer of athenahealth, to ensure a seamless transition. Armbrester will take on responsibility for direction and delivery of core services and will continue to lead the hospital division.

Published in Healthcare IT

Detailed Version of Newsletter for month ended November 2016 

Welcome to our CEO Turnover Newsletter. This newsletter covers open CEO roles and latest appointments in the tech sector in the month of November 2016.

The average length of time the CEO searches have been open is 9 months, up from 7 months earlier this year. There is little variance across geographies.

Total Tech CEO Roles Open: 155

New Tech CEO Appointments: 73 (2 women – 2.8%, 71 men)

Palo Alto Networks Appoints Mary Pat McCarthy to Board of DirectorsMary Pat McCarthy

Palo Alto Networks appointed Mary Pat McCarthy to the company's board of directors. McCarthy brings more than 34 years of experience to this position. She most recently served as Vice Chair of KPMG.

VMware Announces Multiple Leadership Changes         

VMware appointed Sanjay Poonen as COO, Customer Operations, and the appointments of Raghu Raghuram and Rajiv Ramaswami to co-lead a new Products and Cloud Services organization as COOs, Products and Cloud Services.

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