Balaji Yelamanchili, Jeff Scheel Join Symantec Security Group’s VP Ranks

Balaji Yelamanchili
Balaji Yelamanchili

Balaji Yelamanchili and Jeff Scheel, respectively former vice presidents at Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) and FireEye (NASDAQ: FEYE), have been appointed to senior leadership roles at Symantec‘s (NASDAQ: SYMC) security business unit.

Symantec said Tuesday Yelamanchili will serve as executive VP and general manager of enterprise security products and Scheel will be senior VP for corporate development, alliances and strategy.

Yelamanchili has more than 20 years of general management, software development and product market experience and most recently oversaw Oracle’s analytics and performance management offerings portfolio.

Before Oracle, he was an SVP and a GM within the content management and archiving business of EMC (NYSE: EMC).

Jeff Scheel
Jeff Scheel

Scheel joins Symantec after leading business development, global services and cloud products at FireEye and will be responsible for security partnerships and strategic programs in his new position at Symantec.

He also held executive positions specializing in security domains at Hewlett Packard‘s (NYSE: HPQ) enterprise security business, Mandiant and ArcSight.

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