12th January 2016
Informatica, the world’s number one independent software provider focused on delivering transformative innovation for the future of all things data, today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Anil Chakravarthy as chief executive officer for Informatica. Additionally, Bruce Chizen will assume the role of executive chairman. Informatica also named two new senior executives to the leadership team – Jim Davis as executive vice president and chief marketing officer and Doug Barnett as executive vice president and chief financial officer.
Since going private in August 2015, Chakravarthy has served as acting CEO. During the past two quarters, Chakravarthy has led Informatica effectively and defined the strategy for the next phase of the company’s growth. Additionally, under his leadership, Informatica has delivered several significant product releases including the most important platform release in the company’s history - Informatica v10 and Informatica Big Data Management. Chakravarthy joined Informatica in September 2013 as executive vice president and chief product officer. Prior to Informatica, Chakravarthy held leadership roles at Symantec Corporation for nearly a decade. Before Symantec, Chakravarthy led product management at VeriSign. He started his career at McKinsey & Company.
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