Juniper Networks Appoints William F. Meehan to its Board of Directors
SUNNYVALE, Calif., February 9, 2009 - Juniper Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: JNPR), the leader in high-performance networking, today announced the appointment of William F. Meehan III to its Board of Directors. Mr. Meehan brings a wealth of experience in strategy and leadership development to the Board; he is the Raccoon Partners Lecturer in Management at the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University and was a senior director of McKinsey and Company, Inc.
"It is a privilege to have Bill join the Juniper Board of Directors," said Scott Kriens, Juniper Networks chairman. "His proven ability to strategize and ensure organizations are as effective and efficient as they can be will benefit us as we take Juniper to the next level."
"I am honored to join the Board of Juniper Networks," said Meehan. "Juniper is well positioned in the market, with a differentiated value that delivers choice and flexibility to customers and alignment between their IT infrastructure and their overall business objectives."
Mr. Meehan, 56, was most recently a senior director of McKinsey and Company, Inc., where his focus included top management strategy, organization, and leadership, including mentoring more than a dozen new CEOs in shaping their agenda. During his 30 year tenure, he was a member of the Shareholders Council, McKinsey's Board of Directors; Chair of the Client Committee; Chair of the McKinsey Investment Office; Vice-Chair of the Directors Review Committee; founder and leader of the Private Equity Practice; Chair of the West Coast Practice; and Managing Director of the San Francisco Office. He is currently the Raccoon Partners Lecturer in Management at the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University, where he is also a faculty affiliate of the Center for Social Innovation and a member of the Board of Advisors of the Stanford Social Innovation Review. He is a member and former Chair of the Board of Guidestar and the United Way of the Bay Area; a member of the Board of the San Francisco Symphony; a former member of the California Business Roundtable, California Chamber of Commerce, and the Committee on JOBS; and a former member of the Boards of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Fordham Prep.
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