Norrington brings Global Management and Internet Business Experience to McAfee’s Board of Directors
SANTA CLARA, Calif., December 01, 2009 - McAfee, Inc. (NYSE: MFE) today announced the appointment of Lorrie Norrington, president of eBay Marketplaces, to its board of directors, effective today.
“We are pleased that Lorrie is joining McAfee’s board of directors,” said Dave DeWalt, president and chief executive officer of McAfee. “Lorrie brings significant global business management experience to the company. Her Internet and technology-based business expertise will complement the expertise of our current board and will be instrumental in helping the company capitalize on its strategic market opportunities and prospects for continued growth.”
“This is an exciting time to be a part of McAfee,” said Norrington. “The company has an excellent track record of innovation and talent, and is well positioned to continue to win in the marketplace. I look forward to joining McAfee’s board and helping to contribute to McAfee’s strategy and success as we enter 2010.”
As president of eBay Marketplaces, Norrington, age 49, oversees a global ecommerce platform trading $60 billion worth of goods by more than 25 million sellers and 89 million active users. President of eBay Marketplaces since July 2008, Norrington previously served as head of eBay Marketplaces Operations, leading the operation of eBay’s global network of Internet sites, and president of eBay International in Europe and Asia-Pacific. Prior to joining eBay, she served as president and chief executive officer of Shopping.com, Inc., an online shopping comparison site that was acquired by eBay in August 2005. Prior to that, Norrington served as executive vice president in the office of the CEO of Intuit Inc., where she focused on leading strategies and operations for small business services, industry specific businesses and all enterprise wide systems and helped develop the QuickBooks and Quicken product lines. Norrington’s background and experience also include serving in a variety of positions at General Electric Corporation over a twenty-year period.
Norrington holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from University of Maryland and a Master in Business Administration degree from the Harvard Business School.
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