Network innovation company, Juniper Networks has appointed Rami Rahim as chief executive officer, effective immediately. Rahim has also been appointed to the board of directors.
Rahim, a seventeen-year Juniper Networks veteran, previously served as executive vice president and general manager, Juniper Development and Innovation. He has also overseen the ongoing evolution of silicon technology and the Junos operating system. Rahim started at Juniper as employee number 32 and worked as an engineer on Juniper’s first product, the M40 core router. Rahim is also one of the original architects of the MX, Juniper’s flagship routing platform, and oversaw its growth.
Shaygan Kheradpir has resigned as chief executive officer and director of the company. His resignation follows a review of the board of directors of his leadership and his conduct in connection with a particular negotiation with a customer. The board and Kheradpir have different perspectives regarding these matters. The board’s review will not result in any adjustments to the company’s financial statements.