Rampalli will also be appointed to the Board of Directors
ALISO VIEJO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 9, 2013--
QLogic (Nasdaq: QLGC), a leading supplier of high performance network
infrastructure solutions, today announced the appointment of Prasad
Rampalli as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective February 3,
“We are very pleased to have Prasad join the QLogic team as President
and Chief Executive Officer,” said H.K. Desai, Executive Chairman,
QLogic. “Prasad has strong technology experience, demonstrated execution
skills, and is highly strategic; crucial traits to successfully manage
the current business and develop a long-term growth strategy for the
“I am very excited to join the QLogic team,” said Prasad Rampalli.
“QLogic has built a solid business and I am enthusiastic about the
incremental growth opportunities that I see ahead in the next generation
enterprise data centers, as well as other expansion opportunities in
transformative IT solutions.”
Mr. Rampalli has over 30 years of experience working with Intel and EMC
and has held significant transformational leadership roles across
information technology, solutions and platform business units. At EMC,
he previously served as Senior Vice President, EMC Solutions Group, and
most recently served as Senior Vice President, Cross Business Unit
Named to CIO Magazine’s Top 100 Honoree List in 2001 and 2002, Mr.
Rampalli holds a master’s degree in industrial engineering from the
University of Texas, Arlington and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical
engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur, India.
Jean Hu, who has served as interim Chief Executive Officer since May,
will continue her role as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial
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