BorgWarner Appoints Sailaja Shankar To Board Of Directors


BorgWarner announced recently that Sailaja Shankar has been named to its Board of Directors.

“Sailaja’s breadth of leadership experience through strategic change in large enterprise organizations, coupled with her digital, cybersecurity, software, and software applications knowledge, make her a strong complement to our board as our product line continues to evolve and we deliver on Charging Forward,” said Alexis P. Michas, non-executive chairman of the board of BorgWarner.

Shankar is the Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Cisco Security Business Group, where she is responsible for the company's global security business.

Prior to joining Cisco, Shankar served as Senior Vice President of Engineering, Enterprise at McAfee, where she was responsible for its security and threat defense solutions across endpoint, extended detection and response, data center security, and cloud native application protection.   

Shankar holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Maris Stella College, and a Bachelor’s and Master of Arts from Andhra University in Mass Communications/Journalism and English Literature.

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