PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - July 17, 2017) - VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, today announced the appointment of Amy Fliegelman Olli to the post of senior vice president and general counsel, effective August 28, 2017. In this role, OIli will head VMware's Global Legal Team and champion the company's commitment to integrity, ethics, compliance and risk management practices.
"As VMware embarks on the substantial opportunity that lies ahead for the company, an exceptional Global Legal Team is key to our continued success," said Pat Gelsinger, chief executive officer, VMware. "Amy brings with her a great track record of achievement and a strong background in the technology sector which will be invaluable. I'm confident that as general counsel, she will provide inspiring leadership to the legal team and continue to elevate VMware's standards of excellence and integrity."
Olli has more than 20 years of legal experience, with most of it focused in the enterprise technology sector. She joins VMware from Avaya, where she served as senior vice president and general counsel, leading the Avaya Law and Global Contracting organization. Prior to Avaya, Olli held a similar position at CA Technologies. She spent the formative part of her career at IBM Corporation.
In 2010, Olli was the winner of Burton's "Legends in Law" award and was named by the Diversity Journal as a "Woman Worth Watching" in 2011. She was also a 2014 winner of the "Aiming High" Award from Legal Momentum.
"I am delighted to take on the responsibility of leading VMware's world-class legal and compliance organization," said Olli. "It's an exciting time to be joining the company and I'm looking forward to working with the team to help take it to the next level."
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