Arista Networks named Chantelle Breithaupt as its new CFO effective February 2024. She comes to Arista with over 25 years of global financial roles, including as senior vice president and CFO of Aspen Technology. Prior to that she had executive finance roles at Cisco Systems and across four GE businesses.
Arista Networks also announced that Andy Bechtolsheim will step down from its board of directors and as an executive officer. Bechtolsheim will become the chief architect for Arista Networks.
In addition, Ken Duda , founder and CTO, will join the board.
Hugh Holbrook , group vice president, software engineering, will take on the role of chief development officer (CDO).
“I warmly welcome Chantelle to the team as my new business partner in 2024 as we work to achieve Arista’s ambitious goals,” said Jayshree Ullal, chairperson and CEO for Arista Networks. “I will enjoy continuing to work with Andy, Ken and Hugh as visionaries taking Arista through its next phase of growth and opportunity.”