ADDLESTONE, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - Jan 20, 2014) - Juniper Networks, the industry leader in network innovation, today announced it has appointed Gerard Allison as vice president, partners for EMEA.

News Highlights

  • In his new role, Allison is responsible for the structure, management and performance of Juniper Networks' channel partner and commercial business across the EMEA region.
  • Allison will report to Sean Dolan, senior vice president, EMEA, Juniper Networks.
  • Allison is a 14-year veteran of Juniper Networks, previously holding senior management roles as vice president of enterprise and area vice president, EMEA UK and Ireland.
  • The partner leadership role for EMEA was previously held by David Helfer, who was announced as Juniper Networks' vice president for worldwide channels and commercial in Q413.

Supporting Quotes

"Juniper's Partner Advantage program continues to provide our partners with the tools they need to succeed. In 2014, with Juniper sales and partners working as one team, we will ensure our go-to-market structure remains strong and effective, particularly for our continued push into the security, mobility and data centre markets. Gerard is leading this evolution, across the service provider and enterprise sectors in EMEA. He is a proven, trusted leader for the team."
 -- Sean Dolan, senior vice president, EMEA, Juniper Networks

"The partner business has always been close to my heart, and I am really looking forward to the challenge of leading Juniper's EMEA team to success. I believe the quality of our channel organization and partners is crucial to helping customers build the best networks in pursuit of their business aspirations."
 -- Gerard Allison, vice president, partners EMEA, Juniper Networks

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