NetApp Appoints Vic Mahadevan as Chief Strategy Officer
SUNNYVALE, Calif. - November 22, 2010
- NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) today announced the appointment of
Vic Mahadevan to the role of chief strategy officer. Mahadevan will
be responsible for leading NetApp's business strategy and
identifying additional market and product opportunities to fuel
Effective immediately, Mahadevan will lead
the company's strategic planning and business development
activities worldwide and report to Tom Georgens, president and CEO
of NetApp. In his role, Mahadevan will be responsible for driving
strategic planning processes, managing acquisitions, and supporting
NetApp's strategic alliances and partnership teams.
"As NetApp continues to focus on helping our
customers move to more flexible and efficient infrastructures,
maximizing our business strategies to fuel future growth requires a
strong leader," said Georgens. "Vic's outstanding track record of
achievements and extensive industry experience will be valuable
assets to our team and to NetApp's success in driving new market
opportunities to address our customers' current and future
"I am excited to be joining NetApp's
outstanding leadership team and to lead the global business
development and growth strategies for such an innovative company,"
said Mahadevan. "This is an exciting time for NetApp, and I look
forward to playing a role in helping the company maximize its
opportunities for growth and success in the market."
Throughout his career of more than 25 years,
Mahadevan has played an integral role in the business development,
product management, marketing and growth strategies for several
leading technology companies. Before joining NetApp, Mahadevan
served as vice president of Marketing for LSI Corporation, where he
was responsible for driving all aspects of product management,
outbound marketing, and business alliances. Prior to working at LSI
Corporation, Mahadevan was chief executive officer for Deeya
Energy. He has also held senior management positions with leading
storage and systems management companies, including BMC Software,
Compaq, Ivita, and Maxxan Systems.
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