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Juniper raids Polycom to lock in new APAC SVP

03 Oct 2013

Juniper Networks appointed Hansjoerg Wagner as senior vice president, Asia-Pacific (APAC), based in Singapore.

The network providers says Wagner will be responsible for all aspects of Juniper’s business activities across the Asia-Pacific region, including customer engagement, sales development, training and enablement, strategic planning and revenue growth.

He report to Vince Molinaro, executive vice president, worldwide sales, succeeding Douglas Murray, who spent more than two years as senior vice president, APAC, and will return to the U.S. as a member of Juniper’s Customer Leadership Team, reporting to Molinaro.

Wagner brings more than 20 years’ experience in field execution, in both service provider and enterprise industries, to his role.

He was most recently at Polycom where he held several senior leadership roles, including president, APAC, and senior vice president, global field operations.

“These new appointments help position Juniper for the next evolution of growth as we continue to lead the charge building the best networks on the planet for our customers," says Vince Molinaro, executive vice president, worldwide sales, Juniper Networks.

"With the world’s largest population, APAC is a dramatically diverse region with tremendous growth potential.

"Hansjoerg’s depth of passion for delivering customer and partner value and growth, combined with his deep domain expertise, will be invaluable to capitalising on this opportunity.

"And Doug’s exceptional leadership, whose passion and commitment advanced our APAC business, will continue to represent the voice of our customers and focus on delivering a remarkable customer experience."