Friday, 08 July 2016 12:23

Brocade appoints new chief of Australia, NZ business

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Network solutions provider Brocade has appointed a former Juniper Networks Australia and New Zealand executive as its senior director for the ANZ region.

Jason Baden, to be based in Sydney, will be responsible for driving Brocade’s business in the region, reporting directly to Adam Judd, Brocade vice president for Asia Pacific Japan (APJ).

With 15 years of technology management and business development experience, prior to Juniper Baden Baden held various business development and strategic account roles at AXS-One, Airwide Solutions, and Optus.

“As we continue to build on our leadership as a pure-play networking company, ANZ is a strategic market for Brocade and our soon to be integrated Ruckus Wireless business,” said Adam Judd, vice-president for APJ at Brocade.

“Jason’s demonstrated leadership skills and track record as a challenger and disruptor naturally align with Brocade’s commitment to help customers capitalise on network innovation to transform their business.”

Baden said, “It’s an exciting time to join Brocade, and I look forward to helping our customers move to New IP network architectures that are virtualised, open, and agile, as they leverage next-generation technology opportunities for a competitive advantage.”


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Peter Dinham

Peter Dinham - retired and is a "volunteer" writer for iTWire. He is a veteran journalist and corporate communications consultant. He has worked as a journalist in all forms of media – newspapers/magazines, radio, television, press agency and now, online – including with the Canberra Times, The Examiner (Tasmania), the ABC and AAP-Reuters. As a freelance journalist he also had articles published in Australian and overseas magazines. He worked in the corporate communications/public relations sector, in-house with an airline, and as a senior executive in Australia of the world’s largest communications consultancy, Burson-Marsteller. He also ran his own communications consultancy and was a co-founder in Australia of the global photographic agency, the Image Bank (now Getty Images).

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