VMware hires Mark Peek from Amazon as CFO

Quoting from Business Journal:

Former Amazon.com Inc. executive Mark Peek has joined VMware Inc. as chief financial officer, the company said Thursday.

In his new role, Peek will lead VMware’s finance, IT and facilities teams.

The Palo Alto-based company said Peek has more than 25 years of industry experience, including as Seattle-based Amazon.com’s chief accounting officer and senior vice president…

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Considering this one as last step before its Initial Public Offering, there’s a chance VMware decided to launch IPO at VMworld 2007, in early September, instead of this summer as initially announced.