Juniper Networks Appoints New Executive Vice President, Human Resources
SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 6, 2005 - Juniper Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: JNPR) today announced the appointment of Fred Philpott to the position of executive vice president, Human Resources (HR). In this position, Philpott will be responsible for building and strengthening Juniper Networks' global HR organization to support the company's continued growth. In addition, Philpott will oversee the company's Real Estate and Work Place Services and will chair the Juniper Networks Foundation Fund. He will report to the company's chairman and chief executive officer, Scott Kriens.
"I'm pleased to welcome Fred to the team," commented Kriens. "With his HR expertise and superior leadership skills, coupled with his broad industry background, Fred will be an invaluable asset as we continue to scale the company."
A seasoned executive, Philpott brings more than 35 years of HR experience to Juniper Networks and a proven track record in successfully executing HR strategies that directly support a company's business objectives. Philpott joins Juniper Networks from Jackson Wine Estates where, in his role as senior vice president, Human Resources and Administration, he implemented initiatives that were designed to promote and support a high-performing organization and helped establish Jackson Wine Estates as the market leader in the ultra premium segment of the wine industry. During his five-year tenure, he helped build a respected Human Resources organization that directly contributed to the growth and success of the company.
Prior to Jackson Wine Estates, Philpott served as senior vice president, Human Resources for Carsdirect.com, the pioneer of the direct online automobile buying model, where he built an HR function that supported the company's complex and growing organization. Fred also held executive HR positions at worldwide PC manufacturer, Packard Bell NEC; home appliance manufacturer, Whirlpool Corp.; and Westinghouse Electric Corp.
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