Company Also Announces Vin Mullarkey’s Retirement from the Board
WESTFORD, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NETSCOUT
SYSTEMS, INC. (NASDAQ: NTCT) announced that Vivian Vitale and
Michael Szabados have been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors.
“Each new director brings valuable perspective and experience to our
Board that we believe will help propel our business forward,” stated
Anil Singhal, NETSCOUT’s president, CEO and chairman of the board of
directors. “Vivian’s career has been defined by her ability to help
market-leading technology companies efficiently and effectively scale
their businesses and shape high-performing cultures. I also believe that
our Board can benefit tremendously from the knowledge and insights into
NETSCOUT that Michael has gained over the past 22 years, including the
past 12 years as COO.”
The Company also announced that Vincent J. Mullarkey, 70, has retired
from the Board of Directors following 18 years of distinguished service.
As a member of the NETSCOUT Board of Directors since 2000, Mr. Mullarkey
chaired its Audit Committee from 2001 through the fall of 2018 and
served on its Finance Committee from 2007 through the fall of 2018.
“Vin has been a valuable advisor to NETSCOUT over the past two decades,”
stated Anil Singhal, NETSCOUT’s president, CEO and chairman of the board
of directors. “We are grateful for his service and wish him well in his
retirement from our Board.”
Vivian Vitale currently operates Vivian Vitale Consulting, which is
focused on assisting organizations with people management practices,
organizational transitions and leadership coaching. In her most recent
corporate role, Ms. Vitale served as Executive Vice President of Human
Resources at Veracode, an application security leader that was acquired
by CA Technologies in 2017. Ms. Vitale’s experience also includes
executive HR leadership positions at successful, fast-growing high
technology companies including Unica (acquired by IBM), Care.com and RSA
Security (acquired by EMC).
In connection with his appointment to the Board, Mr. Szabados was also
named Vice Chairman of the Board. He will continue to serve as
NETSCOUT’s chief operating officer, a position he has held since 2007.
As COO, Mr. Szabados has played a pivotal role in leading, integrating,
and adapting the Company’s functional areas through both organic
expansion and multiple acquisitions. His career at NETSCOUT began in
1997 when he joined the Company as Vice President of Marketing, charged
with increasing the Company’s visibility and market awareness. His
responsibilities expanded in 2001 to encompass product development,
manufacturing, and customer support when he was promoted to Senior Vice
President, Product Operations. Prior to joining NETSCOUT, Mr. Szabados
held senior leadership roles at top enterprise networking companies as
well as engineering and product management positions with prominent
global technology companies.
Detailed biographies for Ms. Vitale and Mr. Szabados are now available
on the Board
of Directors section of NETSCOUT’s website. With the addition of Ms.
Vitale and Mr. Szabados and the retirement of Mr. Mullarkey, NETSCOUT’s
Board of Directors is now composed of nine directors, seven of whom are
About NETSCOUT SYSTEMS, INC.
SYSTEMS, INC. (NASDAQ: NTCT) assures digital business services against
disruptions in availability, performance, and security. Our market and
technology leadership stems from combining our patented smart data
technology with smart analytics. We provide real-time, pervasive
visibility, and insights customers need to accelerate and secure their
digital transformation. Our approach transforms the way organizations
plan, deliver, integrate, test, and deploy services and applications.
Our nGenius service assurance solutions provide real-time, contextual
analysis of service, network, and application performance. Arbor
security solutions protect against DDoS attacks that threaten
availability and advanced threats that infiltrate networks to steal
critical business assets. To learn more about improving service,
network, and application performance in physical or virtual data
centers, or in the cloud, and how NETSCOUT’s performance and security
solutions, powered by service intelligence can help you move forward
with confidence, visit www.netscout.com
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