SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 19, 2011 — Juniper Networks (NASDAQ:JNPR, news, filings) today announced the appointment of Mercedes Johnson, former Avago Technologies Limited senior vice president and chief financial officer, to its board of directors. Johnson brings more than 20 years of financial leadership and corporate management experience to Juniper Networks.
"Mercedes' wealth of expertise in financial and operational aspects of high-tech, global companies will be of great benefit to Juniper as we continue driving our multi-year growth strategy," said Scott Kriens, chairman of the board of directors, Juniper Networks. "We intend to leverage her track record of achievements to enhance the value of the company for our shareholders."
"Juniper is an innovator with a deep commitment to transforming the economics and experience of networking for its customers," said Johnson. "I look forward to helping drive the company's future growth and continued success."
Prior to Avago Technologies, Johnson served as senior vice president and chief financial officer at Lam Research Corporation. She has previously held executive leadership and management roles at Applied Materials, Nanometrics, NCR Corporation and Hewlett Packard Company. Johnson is a graduate of the University of Buenos Aires in Argentina with a degree in accounting.
Johnson has also been appointed to the board's Audit Committee.
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