|[September 13, 2017]
Veteran Senior Management and Finance Executive Robert Switz Joins FireEye Board of Directors
FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: FEYE), the intelligence-led security company,
today announced that former ADC Telecommunications (News - Alert) chairman, president
and CEO Robert Switz has been appointed to the FireEye board of
Switz brings more than 30 years of experience across the technology
market and other industries, including more than 15 years with ADC, a
supplier of network infrastructure products and services. He joined ADC
as chief financial officer in 1994, and was a major contributor to the
company's financial and business success.
Prior to ADC, Switz held leadership positions at Burr-Brown, a
multi-national manufacturer of precision micro-electronics and systems
products; Gulfstar, a leading manufacturer of luxury motor yachts;
PepsiCo, an international beverage, restaurant and snack foods company;
AMF, a leisure and industrial products company; and Olin, a diversified
chemical, metals and consumer products company. An active board member,
Switz is currently chairman of the board of Micron Technology (News - Alert).
"With his history of driving financial and operational successacross a
number of dynamic and highly competitive markets, Bob will be a valuable
addition to the FireEye (News - Alert) board of directors," said FireEye CEO Kevin
Mandia. "Few business leaders today can match the breadth and diversity
of Bob's experience, and his financial acumen and management perspective
will be important assets as FireEye moves forward with its focus on
balancing growth and profitability while maintaining a commitment to
cyber security leadership and innovation."
"FireEye has made great progress rightsizing its cost structure and
strengthening the company's foundation for future growth," said Switz.
"I'm excited by the opportunity to work with my fellow board members and
the senior management team to support the continued financial and
business transformations designed to better enable FireEye to protect
its customers and drive shareholder value."
About FireEye, Inc.
FireEye is the intelligence-led security company. Working as a seamless,
scalable extension of customer security operations, FireEye offers a
single platform that blends innovative security technologies,
nation-state grade threat intelligence, and world-renowned Mandiant®
consulting. With this approach, FireEye eliminates the complexity and
burden of cyber security for organizations struggling to prepare for,
prevent, and respond to cyber-attacks. FireEye has over 6,000 customers
across 67 countries, including more than 40 percent of the Forbes Global
© 2017 FireEye, Inc. All rights reserved. FireEye and Mandiant are
registered trademarks or trademarks of FireEye, Inc. in the United
States and other countries. All other brands, products, or service names
are or may be trademarks or service marks of their respective owners.
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