Mountain View, CA - March 24, 2000 - Juniper Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq:JNPR), a leading provider of next-generation IP infrastructure systems, announced the appointment of Jan Stip as Regional Account Manager for The Benelux and Scandinavia.
Based in Brussels, Mr. Stip
will be responsible for all sales in his
region, partner relationships, and the UUnet Europe and Ericsson global accounts.Mr. Stip joins Juniper Networks from TimePlex where he was General Manager Carriers EMEA.He
has over 10 years experience in the IT industry and has worked on most of the major telecom accounts including, KPN Telecom, Deutsche Telecom, Viag, Telfort, and Telecom Italia
.Juniper Networks Benelux operations now include a sales office in Belgium and an EMEA customer service centre based in The Netherlands."We are very pleased to welcome Jan on board," said Tony Morrish, General Manager, EMEA, Juniper Networks.
"The Benelux is an important market for Juniper Networks
," said Stip
."As a major gateway for trans-Atlantic telecoms traffic and one of the main Internet peering points for Europe, the opportunities for us here are potentially huge.It is exciting to be working for a company that has technology that leads the industry in performance and quality and is making such significant inroads into the IP infrastructure market."
In addition to Stip's appointment, Niek van Bemmel joined Juniper
as International PR Specialist.