VMware appoints Bill Fathers as VP for new hybrid cloud unit

14 Mar 2013

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Virtualisation and cloud infrastructure player VMware has appointed Bill Fathers as senior vice-president and general manager of VMware’s new Hybrid Cloud Services business unit.

“Bill understands how to drive adoption of enterprise cloud services and has a clear vision to build and strengthen our newly-formed Hybrid Cloud Services business unit,” said Pat Gelsinger, CEO of VMware.

“With his expertise and proven ecosystem mindset, VMware and its partners will deliver the richest set of complementary cloud offerings and empower our customers to achieve maximum value from their hybrid cloud investments.” 

Fathers joins the VMware leadership team from Savvis, a provider of cloud computing and managed hosting, where he most recently served as president, overseeing sales, marketing, product development, global operations and corporate functions in Asia, Europe and North America.

He brings more than 15 years of experience scaling global services businesses, as well as ecosystem expertise from his years building partnerships across service provider, ISV and system integrator communities.

Tina Costanza was a journalist and sub-editor at Silicon Republic