Symantec Appoints Sue Barsamian To Its Board of Directors
Sue Barsamian is the Former Chief Sales and Marketing Officer for Hewlett Packard Enterprise Software
Symantec Corp. announced that its Board of Directors appointed Sue Barsamian and Richard S. “Rick” Hill as members of the Board, effective January 7, 2019.
Under a Board Refreshment Plan announced on September 17, 2018, it was announced that Rick Hill would join the Symantec Board following its 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, which was held on December 3, 2018. As part of the ongoing refreshment process, the Board has appointed an additional independent Board member, Sue Barsamian. With the addition of these independent directors, and the previously announced retirement of Mr. Robert S. Miller and Ms. Geraldine Laybourne, the Symantec Board has 13 members. Rick Hill will serve as a member of Symantec’s Audit Committee of the Board.
Greg Clark, Symantec President and CEO said, “We are excited to have these two highly qualified directors on our Board. Sue brings a strong cybersecurity background and a depth of experience in leading global sales, marketing and channel organizations in the enterprise software industry. This expertise will complement and strengthen our current Board experience. I am also pleased to have Rick formally appointed, after serving in a board observer role for the past several months. Our Board and management team are focused on positioning Symantec for growth and enhancing stockholder value.”