Dan Warmenhoven, NetApp Executive Chairman, Receives Leader's Legacy Award from Santa Clara University Business School
Sunnyvale, Calif.-May 3,
2010-NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) today announced that NetApp
Executive Chairman Dan Warmenhoven was honored with the prestigious
Leader's Legacy award by the Santa Clara University Business School
at an awards ceremony held on May 1, 2010, at the school's
Created three years ago, the Leader's Legacy
award honors business leaders, government officials, and nonprofit
leaders who create a legacy that has a positive effect on all
members of their organization. The recipients' work exemplifies the
concept of "legacy" as outlined by the book "A Leader's Legacy,"
written by the school's former dean, Barry Posner, and Jim Kouzes.
A nominating committee considers how leaders inspire a shared
vision, lead the way, overcome challenges, enable others to act,
and create a culture of celebrating values and victories.
"My aspiration when I joined NetApp 15 years
ago was to help it become a 'model company,' one that produced
innovative products that customers love, outstanding financial
return to shareholders, and a great place to work for our
employees," said Warmenhoven. "At NetApp, these are well
established, and I'm honored to be recognized for the hard work all
our employees have put into what continues to be the model of a
collaborative and productive workplace."
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For more information about the Leader's
Legacy award, visit www.scu.edu/business/about/leaders-legacy.
About the Leavey School of
The Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University began in
1923, and was one of the first business schools in the country to
receive national accreditation. Its undergraduate business, MBA,
and Executive MBA programs are consistently ranked among the top in
the nation. The curriculum at all levels emphasizes the leadership
role of business in creating an ethical society as well as business
responsibilities for social justice and sustainability in the
global marketplace. The School opened its new $49 million building
for undergraduate, graduate, and professional business education in
Fall 2008. For more information, see www.scu.edu/business.
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