McAfee Appoints Greg Johnson as President & Chief Govt Officer
McAfee introduced that Greg Johnson has been appointed President and Chief Govt Officer, efficient June 13, 2022. Johnson succeeds Peter Leav, who might be stepping down as President and CEO.
Johnson’s appointment comes as a part of the Firm’s transition to a pure-play client safety firm, which started following the divestment of McAfee’s Enterprise safety enterprise in 2021. Below Leav’s management, McAfee additionally lately accomplished a $14 billion sale to an investor group led by Creation Worldwide, and funds suggested by Permira, Crosspoint Capital Companions L.P., Canada Pension Plan Funding Board, GIC Personal Restricted, and a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Funding Authority.
“Greg brings greater than 25 years of client enterprise expertise at actually modern, main manufacturers,” stated Bruce Chizen, Chairman of McAfee’s Board of Administrators. “Greg holds a powerful monitor document of cultivating multi-billion-dollar progress methods for client companies whereas delivering growing worth to prospects. As we proceed to construct on McAfee’s 30-year historical past as a worldwide chief in on-line safety, Greg’s confirmed experience makes him the chief of option to spearhead future progress for the corporate.”
Johnson joins McAfee as a extremely regarded client expertise chief, beforehand serving as Govt Vice President and Normal Supervisor of Intuit. At Intuit, he constructed a world-renowned multi-billion-dollar client expertise franchise, increasing Intuit’s Client Group from a singular product into a set of client monetary merchandise to assist empower thousands and thousands of households to attain monetary freedom. Previous to Intuit, Johnson constructed intensive client progress expertise in management roles for iconic manufacturers together with Kraft, Kodak, Finest Purchase, Gillette, and Superior Auto Elements. Johnson additionally at present serves on the Board of Administrators at Qualcomm.
“The McAfee model holds an enviable popularity of belief, high quality and innovation and I’m excited to steer the corporate in its subsequent part of progress,” stated Greg Johnson, incoming President and Chief Govt Officer, McAfee. “The corporate’s appreciable achievements communicate for themselves and are a credit score to the onerous work and dedication of McAfee workforce members. I’m proud to affix McAfee in defending shoppers all over the world from cyber threats and sit up for main McAfee at this pivotal time as we speed up our progress technique.”
With deep familiarity in numerous client enterprise fashions, Johnson is positioned to additional McAfee’s management function in an ever-evolving, advanced on-line world. He’s mission-driven, making him effectively suited to tackle the problem of serving to shoppers stay their lives on-line freely and confidently with McAfee.
“We’re extremely excited to have Greg be a part of McAfee at the moment and are happy with the momentum we’ve constructed,” stated Chizen. “On behalf of the Board, we’d wish to thank Peter for the vital function he has performed in positioning McAfee for this subsequent stage of progress as a pure-play client enterprise.”
“Thanks to the McAfee workforce in your dedication to our prospects and companions, your alignment to our values, and the business main outcomes you’ve pushed,” stated Peter Leav, outgoing President and CEO, McAfee. “I want Greg and the workforce even larger success and have the utmost confidence in the way forward for McAfee.”