Monday, January 9, 2006

Juniper Networks Names New Executive Team

Juniper Networks announced a shake-up of its senior executive team.

Eddie Minshull, who has headed Juniper's EMEA sales operation for the last five years, will assume the position of executive vice president, Worldwide Field Operations, responsible for Juniper's global Sales and Service organization. Minshull joined Juniper from Alcatel where he held the position of president, Northern Europe and chief executive officer (CEO), UK & Ireland. Prior to Juniper, Lindholm held senior executive positions in both sales and marketing at Unisphere, Redstone Communications, Bay Networks, New Oak Communications, Motorola and Wellfleet Communications.

Jeff Lindholm, who has led Juniper's worldwide sales organization for the last three and a half years, becomes chief marketing officer (CMO).

Jim Dolce, who has served as executive vice president, Worldwide Field Operations, is leaving the company to pursue personal interests outside of Juniper. Dolce joined Juniper Networks in 2002 with the acquisition of Unisphere Networks and is succeeded by two of his key lieutenants, Minshull and Lindholm.

Carol Mills, executive vice president and general manager, Infrastructure Products Group (IPG), has decided to leave Juniper to increase her Board of Directors activity and pursue other outside interests.

Kim Perdikou, who most recently worked for Mills as the associate general manager, IPG, will assume an interim role as acting executive vice president and general manager of IPG while an expanded search is conducted. Perdikou joined Juniper Networks in 2000 as chief information officer (CIO) with responsibility for driving Juniper's global information systems strategy. Prior to this, she served as CIO at where she built the IT infrastructure and sales operations function for this online business.

Jef Graham, executive vice president, Application Products Group (APG), is leaving Juniper Networks to become CEO of a private company. He is being replaced by Paulette Altmaier, who joins Juniper from Cisco, where during her nine year tenure, she held the position of vice president and general manager, responsible for a $1 billion product line and led the creation of many key platforms, including the new integrated services access router portfolio.

Each of these appointments will report to chairman and CEO, Scott Kriens.

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