Citrix Systems has announced that Bob Calderoni has been named interim Chief Executive Officer and President, effective immediately.
Calderoni succeeds David J. Henshall, who has stepped down as President and CEO and as a member of the Company’s Board.
Further, Ajei Gopal, a member of the Board of Directors of the Company elected in 2017, advised the Board of his decision to resign from the Board effective October 4, 2021.
Bob Calderoni has served as a member of the Citrix Board since June 2014, served as interim CEO from October 2015 through January 2016, and served as Executive Chairman of the Board from July 2015 through December 2018. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of KLA Tencor and Ansys.
Calderoni previously served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Ariba, Inc., from 2001 until it was sold to SAP in October 2012. Following the acquisition, Calderoni remained CEO of Ariba and was also appointed a member of the global managing board at SAP AG between 2012 and 2014. Prior to his role as CEO, Calderoni was Chief Financial Officer of Ariba from January 2001 to October 2001.
Prior to joining Ariba in January 2001, Calderoni served as CFO at Avery Dennison Corporation, Senior Vice President of Finance at Apple, and Vice President of Finance at IBM.