SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - McAfee, Inc. (NYSE: MFE) today announced that Albert A. "Rocky" Pimentel is joining the company as chief operating officer and chief financial officer beginning May 15. He will be responsible for leading all worldwide finance, IT, facilities and manufacturing functions, reporting directly to Chief Executive Officer and President, Dave DeWalt.
"Rocky brings proven business transformation skills across finance, mergers and acquisitions, as well as overall business leadership," said DeWalt. "His experience in the security industry at Zone Labs, combined with his extensive international company background at high-growth companies like LSI Logic and Conner Peripherals, gives him the ability to contribute broadly to our business operations and help drive stockholder value in the coming years."
Pimentel is an industry veteran with more than 30 years of change management experience with small, medium and large companies, having most recently served as the executive vice president and chief financial officer of Glu Mobile. Before Glu Mobile, Pimentel served as executive vice president and chief financial officer at Zone Labs, where he oversaw the company's successful negotiation and merger with Check Point Software. Prior to that, Pimentel was a partner with Redpoint Ventures. Pimentel also held the positions of senior vice president and chief financial officer of WebTV Networks, which was acquired by Microsoft in 1997, senior vice president and chief financial officer of LSI Logic Corporation and member of the founding team of Conner Peripherals, Inc., which was acquired by Seagate in 1996.
"McAfee's track record of innovation and outstanding talent was a major factor behind my decision to join the company," said Pimentel. "The security industry is a dynamic, high-growth industry and with the strength of its management team and its product and technology leadership McAfee is positioned perfectly to compete and win globally for years to come."
Pimentel holds a Bachelor of Science degree in commerce from Santa Clara University and is a graduate of the executive MBA program at Stanford.
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