Networking vendor Juniper Networks has announced the appointment of Adrian Carr to the role of vice president, enterprise sales EMEA. Carr will report to Gert-Jan Schenk, senior vice president of operations EMEA, who had previously been fulfilling this role on an interim basis. Reporting to Carr will be the leaders of Juniper Networks’ enterprise sales teams across the region.
Carr brings a wide range of sales experience to Juniper, and has a proven track record in building sustained strategic growth in the enterprise sector in a number of markets globally. In past roles he has proved adept at achieving aggressive sales targets, and has solid experience of numerous key vertical sectors, including financial services, the public sector, petro-chemicals, and manufacturing. Prior to joining Juniper Networks, Carr served in a range of senior sales management roles with SPSS Inc., Ascential Software, and EDS.
“Adrian is joining Juniper at an exciting time for the company, with a strong second quarter and first half of the year and a burgeoning portfolio of fast, reliable, and secure networking solutions for enterprise customers Juniper is well positioned for growth,” said Gert-Jan Schenk, senior vice president operations EMEA, for Juniper Networks. “We have an opportunity to capitalise on demand for high-performance network infrastructure from organisations which rely upon their networks to underpin the business and help to deliver commercial success – and I am confident that Adrian’s experience and expertise will play a crucial role in building on this opportunity in the EMEA region.”