SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW), the global cybersecurity leader, today announced the appointment of Lorraine Twohill, chief marketing officer at Google LLC (formerly Google Inc.), and the Right Honorable Sir John Key, former member of Parliament and prime minister of New Zealand, to the company’s board of directors.
“As we continue to advance our cybersecurity leadership and help organizations navigate their cloud transformation, I am pleased to welcome both Lorraine and Sir John to our board of directors,” said Nikesh Arora, chairman and CEO of Palo Alto Networks. “We look forward to their unique perspectives and contributions to our strategy and growth.”
Lorraine Twohill currently leads global marketing for all of Google’s products and services. She is responsible for managing the company’s brand and bringing Google’s products to life for billions of users every day. Previously, she ran marketing at Google for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and helped build the company’s European business and operations. Prior to joining Google, Lorraine held various positions, including head of marketing at European travel site Opodo and general manager Northern Europe for the Irish Tourist Board. In 2018, she was named the Cannes Lions Creative Marketer of the Year, using her platform to advocate for greater representation of women in the advertising industry.
Ms. Twohill will bring to the board extensive insights on marketing, brand management and customer engagement. She formerly served on the board of directors for Williams-Sonoma Inc. and holds a joint honors degree in international marketing and languages from Dublin City University.
Sir John will bring to the board extensive experience in foreign affairs, investment banking and finance. He was a member of Parliament for Helensville in New Zealand until April 2017 and served as prime minister of New Zealand from November 2008 to December 2016. Prior to his political career, Sir John spent nearly 20 years in international finance, primarily for Bankers Trust of New Zealand and Merrill Lynch in Singapore, London and Sydney.
He currently serves as the chairman of the board of directors for ANZ Bank New Zealand Ltd., is a member of the board of directors for the parent Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Ltd. and serves on the board of directors for Air New Zealand Ltd. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce in accounting from the University of Canterbury.
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