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Nutanix appoints Rukmini Sivaraman as Chief Financial Officer

Nutanix appoints Rukmini Sivaraman as Chief Financial Officer

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Nutanix, a leader in hybrid multi-cloud computing, has announced the appointment of Rukmini Sivaraman as Chief Financial Officer, effective May 1, 2022. Sivaraman will succeed Duston Williams, who is leaving to become CFO of a pre-IPO company in a different space. Williams will remain with Nutanix through April 30, 2022, and work closely with Sivaraman to facilitate a seamless transition.

Sivaraman joined Nutanix in 2017 and currently serves as Senior Vice President of Financial Planning & Analysis. In this role, Sivaraman has been responsible for financial and strategic planning, budgeting, capital allocation and business analytics and insights. Sivaraman has held several roles instrumental to the company’s growth and transformation, including Chief People Officer – and before that Senior Vice President of People and Business Operations, focusing on revenue growth, capital allocation and all aspects of human resources.

Among her recent accomplishments, she played a leading role in the transaction under which Nutanix received a US$750 million investment from Bain Capital in September 2020. Sivaraman brings a combination of extensive finance and technology experience, having previously spent eight years as an investment banker at Goldman Sachs in New York, executing strategic transactions, including IPOs, mergers and acquisitions and debt financing transactions for software companies. Sivaraman has an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and an MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.

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