NetApp names new CEO

Posted: August 23, 2009 in Tech

NetApp announced that its Board of Directors appointed Tom Georgens as the company’s president and chief executive officer, succeeding Dan Warmenhoven, who led the company as CEO for the past 15 years. The transition in leadership, which is effective immediately, is the result of a management succession process.

Georgens, 49, has been president and chief operating officer and a member of the Board of Directors since February 2008. He joined NetApp in October 2005 as executive vice president and general manager of Enterprise Storage Systems and was named executive vice president of Product Operations in January 2007.

Warmenhoven, 58, continues as chairman of the Board of Directors.

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