Brocade appoints Dan Fairfax as CFO


Brocade announced that Dan Fairfax has been appointed as
Brocade’s new chief financial officer.


Fairfax will replace Richard Deranleau, chief financial
officer, who has left the company effective as of June 20, 2011 to pursue other


We are excited to announce the appointment of Dan
Fairfax as Brocade’s new chief financial officer and I would like to thank
Richard Deranleau for his eight years of service to the company,” said Mike
Klayko, CEO, Brocade. 


Dan brings over 25 years of experience to this role,
most notably, as the CFO of Foundry Networks. He has been a key member of my
senior management team since the acquisition and I am confident that he will
continue to help drive Brocade’s vision of helping companies build
cloud-optimized networks as our CFO,” Klayko added.


Fairfax previously served as Brocade vice president of
Global Services from August 2009 to June 2011 and Brocade vice president of
Business Operations from January 2009 to August 2009. 


Prior to Brocade, Fairfax served as vice president,
Finance and Administration, and chief financial officer of Foundry Networks
from January 2007 until December 2008, when Foundry was acquired by Brocade.


Fairfax brings over 25 years of senior financial and
operations management experience including senior vice president and chief
financial officer of GoRemote Internet Communications and chief financial
officer of Ironside Technologies, ACTA Technology, and NeoVista Software.


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