Aruba Networks announced that Dietmar Holderle has been appointed as Vice President of EMEA. Holderle brings more than 20 years experience in the network sector and has previously worked with companies such as Cisco, Foundry and Force 10.
“Dietmar Holderle is a key player in the networking industry with a fantastic track-record, and we are delighted to have him on board,” said Dominic Orr, CEO and co-founder of Aruba. “Dietmar has managed start-ups within this space with great success, and has also led teams within large established companies to achieve fantastic results. By joining Aruba Networks, Dietmar brings great credentials to encourage the successful expansion of our company in EMEA.”
Prior to joining Aruba Networks, Holderle held a number of key management positions for companies such as Telemation, 3Com, Bay Networks and Cisco. He most recently served as Vice President of EMEA for Force 10, prior to his role at Foundry, where his focus was building up European operations for the company.
“In recent years, we’ve seen rapid development in mobile working across all businesses and industry sectors. Trends such as BYOD and consumerisation are now ubiquitous, and highlight the importance of enterprise mobility,” said Holderle. “I’m looking forward to working with Aruba Networks to build upon my experience and knowledge, and to working with one of the most innovative and successful companies in this area.”