Phil Bullinger joins Infinidat as new CEO

New Infinidat CEO Bullinger, who brings over 30 years’ experience in the enterprise storage space, most recently served as senior vice-president and general manager of the Data Centre Business Unit at Western Digital.

Bullinger will look to lead Infinidat through the next phase of its growth, building on the strength of its solutions and customer relationships, as well as expanding go-to-market capabilities and scale.

The appointment comes following the recent recognition of Infinidat as a Leader in the 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Primary Storage Arrays, the second year running that the company has earned the accolade.

Throughout 2020, Infinidat achieved four consecutive quarters of growth, with profitable earnings, progress that new CEO Bullinger will look to build on from 2021.

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“Infinidat’s innovative and proven solutions eliminate the risks and challenges enterprise customers face in balancing compromises between storage performance, availability and cost at petabyte scale,” said Bullinger.

“I look forward to joining the outstanding Infinidat team, building on the momentum of the business, and expanding our product and go-to-market capabilities.

“I am excited to work with Infinidat’s exceptional partners and customers worldwide to continue the company’s unmatched commitment to product quality, reliability, and customer experience in the most demanding enterprise data centre environments.”

Scott Gilbertson, member of the Infinidat Board of Directors, commented: “Phil is a proven leader with over three decades of experience building and operating world-class organisations in the data storage industry.

“Enterprises are facing growing pressure to source faster, larger, more efficient, and more secure storage solutions under constrained budgets.

“Phil’s breadth of experience overseeing product development, strategy, and operations will enable him to lead Infinidat as it delivers the innovative and agile storage technologies its customers require for sustained competitive advantage.”

Alon Rozenshein joins as CFO

Alongside this, Infinidat has also appointed former Clarizen executive Alon Rozenshein as its new chief financial officer.

Rozenshein will join Infinidat in January 2021, and brings more than 20 years of experience to the role, which mainly stems from tech growth businesses, having most recently served as Clarizen’s CFO and COO.

“Both Phil and Alon bring with them a significant track record of professional excellence,” said Boaz Chalamish, chairman of Infinidat’s Board.

“As we focus on executing the company’s strategy, we can rest assured that the new leadership will continue to carry on our cohesive, globally-facing approach to the market – while working closely with the Israeli-based engineering and product operations teams.”

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Aaron Hurst

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