Aruba Networks announces new CFO and VP sales


Aruba Networks
announced the appointment of Michael Galvin to the position of chief financial


The company also announced the appointment of Michael
Kirby to the position of vice president of worldwide sales. Both will report to
Dominic Orr, Aruba’s president and CEO.


I am very pleased to have named two of our top leaders
to critical positions to drive our next stages of growth. Their leadership at
Aruba has been outstanding and we are very energized by their having accepted
these roles,” said Orr.


Galvin has served as Aruba’s
interim CFO since April of this year. He has worked for Aruba since 2005, most
recently as vice president of finance. He previously served in multiple senior
finance positions at BEA Systems, Inc., including vice president of finance and
corporate controller.


Prior to that, Galvin was an investment banker with
Merrill Lynch & Co., most recently as a vice president. Galvin holds a B.A.
from the University of Notre Dame and an M.B.A. from the University of
California, Los Angeles.


Kirby joined Aruba in 2004 and served as the vice
president of sales for the Americas. He previously held multiple sales
management positions at Cisco Systems and Wang Laboratories. He received his
B.A. from Temple University.


Helping to drive Aruba’s growth to date has been a
tremendous experience, and I look forward to building on the strong foundation
that we have established,” said Galvin.


Aruba’s commitment to excellence in execution is strong,
and its prospects for growth equally so. I welcome the opportunity to lead the
company’s sales organization to the next level of success.” said Kirby.


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