Cybersecurity solutions company Palo Alto Networks announced the appointment of Jean English to the position of chief marketing officer (CMO).
Jean English will be based in the company’s Santa Clara headquarters and report directly to Palo Alto Networks CEO Nikesh Arora.
Jean English recently served as senior vice president and CMO at NetApp for three years. Prior to that, Jean English spent 17 years at IBM in a variety of roles globally, including serving as the global vice president for IBM cloud marketing and leading the go-to-market transformation for IBM’s cloud business.
Rene Bonvanie, current chief marketing officer, has decided to step away from his related responsibilities to allow him to more effectively manage a chronic illness. Rene Bonvanie will serve as executive vice president of strategic accounts. He will report to CEO Nikesh Arora and work with President Amit Singh and the go-to-market team.