The VMware Board of Directors has appointed Raghu Raghuram as its new CEO effective June 1, 2021. He also named Sumit Dhawan as president and said Zane Rowe will continue to serve as chief financial officer.
Raghuram is currently the chief operating officer for products and cloud services at VMware.
“I am very excited to have Raghu assume the role of CEO at VMware,” said Michael Dell, chairman of the VMware board of directors, in a statement. “Raghu is now able to shape the future of VMware and help customers and partners accelerate their digital businesses in this multi-cloud world.”
The role of CEO at VMware was vacated by Pat Gelsinger in February when he moved to CEO at Intel. Zane Rowe has been acting CEO of VMware since Gelsinger left.
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Raghuram has been with VMware since 2003. He helped expand its core virtualization business, drove VMware’s software-defined data center strategy, designed and …