BorgWarner Appoints New Member to Board of Directors

BorgWarner Appoints New Member to Board of Directors | THE SHOPBorgWarner has named Sailaja Shankar to its Board of Directors, the company announced.

“We are pleased to welcome Sailaja to BorgWarner’s Board of Directors,” said Alexis P. Michas, non-executive chairman of the board of BorgWarner. “Sailaja’s breadth of leadership experience through strategic change in large enterprise organizations, coupled with her digital, cybersecurity, software, and software applications knowledge make her a strong complement to our board as our product line continues to evolve and we deliver on Charging Forward.”

Shankar is the senior vice president and general manager of the Cisco Security Business Group (SBG), where she is responsible for the company’s global security business, including its strategy, portfolio and architecture, the company said.

Prior to joining Cisco, Shankar served as senior vice president of engineering, enterprise at McAfee, responsible for its security and threat defense solutions across endpoint, extended detection and response, data center security and cloud native application protection.

She holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Maris Stella College, and a Bachelor’s and Master of Arts from Andhra University in Mass Communications/Journalism and English Literature.

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