SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 23, 2012) - Juniper Networks (NASDAQ:JNPR, news, filings), the industry leader in network innovation, today announced the appointment of Rami Rahim as executive vice president of the Platform Systems Division. Rahim will succeed Stefan Dyckerhoff who will be transitioning to a new consulting role supporting CEO Kevin Johnson.
As executive vice president of the Platform Systems Division, Rahim will be responsible for driving strategy, development and business growth for Juniper's entire portfolio of routing, switching and fabric systems. Rahim is a 15-year veteran of the company and currently leads Juniper's largest business unit focused on edge and aggregation routing. The role is effective November 1, 2012 with Dyckerhoff supporting him through the end of the year when he transitions to his new consulting position.
After many years as a successful technology business executive, Dyckerhoff will be fulfilling a personal aspiration to become a venture capitalist. He will continue to be actively engaged in Juniper's business in the newly created role, Staff Consultant, supporting Johnson. In this role, Dyckerhoff will provide strategic counsel to the CEO and Juniper's leadership team and will continue working with key customers.
"Rami has been with Juniper since its earliest days and is a key architect of Juniper's successful routing business. His proven expertise in stewarding the development of our innovative portfolio ensures our continued leadership in routing and switching," said Kevin Johnson, CEO of Juniper Networks. "We are very pleased to have the powerful combination of Rami at the helm of our systems business, and Stefan continuing to contribute his knowledge of the industry and consult on technology direction."
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