Oct 14, 2014

Bill Swales Joins Seagate As Senior Vice President Of Worldwide Sales For Cloud Systems And Solutions Group

CUPERTINO, Calif. —Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX), a world leader in storage solutions, today announced that Bill Swales joined the company on September 30 as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales for the Cloud Systems and Solutions group, reporting to Seagate President Jamie Lerner.

“With the introduction of Cloud Systems and Solutions, Seagate further strengthened its position as a trusted storage solutions leader by delivering cloud systems and solutions for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), ‘do-it-yourself (DIY)’ and other organizations,” said Jamie Lerner, President, Cloud Systems and Solutions. “Swales will work closely with our customers worldwide to leverage Seagate’s open approach to Intelligent Information Infrastructure for workloads of any scale and any size.”

Bill Swales will lead the strategy, functions, initiatives and activities that support and direct the selling of Seagate’s Cloud products and services. He will take an active role in developing and implementing OEM and partner strategies, and in building new and strengthening existing alliance, system integrator and channel partnerships. Swales formerly held leadership positions and sales roles at Hewlett-Packard, McData, IBM and EMC Corporation.

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