Juniper Networks Appoints Mike Rose as EVP of Service, Support and Operations
4:00p ET November 12, 2008 (Business Wire)
Juniper Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:JNPR), the leader in high-performance networking, today announced the appointment of Mike Rose to the newly created role of executive vice president of Service, Support and Operations. Rose will report directly to Chief Executive Officer Kevin Johnson, and reporting to Rose will be the leaders of Juniper's Services and Manufacturing organizations.
Rose brings a wealth of executive experience to this new Juniper role. Most recently, Rose was the senior vice president and chief information officer for Royal Dutch Shell, where he led a 10,000 person service and IT group. Prior to Shell, Rose had a 23-year career at Hewlett-Packard (HP) in roles across finance, IT and field operations. This included serving as HP's chief information officer. Rose's experience as a chief information officer for large enterprises combined with his operational expertise make him well suited for this new role.
"Mike has been a strategic contributor to the Juniper board of directors and a valued advisor to the management team," said Johnson. "By expanding the Juniper leadership team with an executive of Mike's caliber for service, support and operations, we will amplify our focus on our customers, customer satisfaction and our go-to-market execution. I'm excited to officially welcome Mike to our team to drive execution and operational excellence on our customer-focused approach."
Since July 2007, Rose has served on the Juniper Networks board of directors. Rose has resigned from the Juniper board position effective upon the commencement of his employment with Juniper.
"I am eager to drive the highest quality customer experiences in our industry and represent the voice of our customers across Juniper," said Rose. "Juniper continues to be one of the world's most innovative companies with proven high-performance network infrastructure technologies that serve leading enterprises and service providers. I am really excited to be joining Juniper at this time and I look forward to leading the Services and Manufacturing organizations and contributing to the company's and our customers continued success."
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