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People on the move: Airbnb, Symantec, Docker, and more!

By Christian Wylonis
People On The Move
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Every week, we bring you an overview of the most important executive changes from around the world. This week, Airbnb took more steps towards diversity, inclusion and equity by announcing Melissa C. Thomas-Hunt as Head of Global Diversity and Belonging. Read more about this and other notable executive changes.

Airbnb appoints Melissa C. Thomas-Hunt as Head of Global Diversity and Belonging
Airbnb announced in a press release that they have hired Melissa C. Thomas-Hunt as Head of Global Diversity and Belonging. In her role, Thomas-Hunt will serve on Airbnb’s Executive Team and lead the strategy and execution of global internal diversity, inclusion, equity and belonging programs for Airbnb’s 5,000 employees around the world. Read more here.

Symantec CEO Greg Clark steps down
Greg Clark has stepped down as President and CEO and as a member of Symantec's Board effective immediately. Richard S. Hill, current Symantec director and former Chairman and CEO of Novellus Systems, has been appointed Interim President and Chief Executive Officer. The company will commence a search process to find a permanent CEO. Read more here.

Former Hortonworks CEO joins Docker as new Chief Executive Officer
Docker has announced that former Hortonworks Chief Executive Officer, Rob Bearden will be joining the company as CEO in early June. Steve Singh, Docker's current CEO & Chairman, will continue to serve as Docker's Chairman. Read more here.

Danske Bank names new CEO following money laundering scandal
Denmark's biggest lender, Danske Bank, has named Chris Vogelzang, the former head of ABN Amro’s retail and private banking operations, as its chief executive. The appointment ends a seven-month search to find an outsider to lead it out of a €200bn money laundering scandal. Read more here.

BNY Mellon appoints Head of Blockchain
BNY Mellon has announced that they have hired Subhankar Sinha as Head of Blockchain based in New York. Sinha will focus on developing partnerships with startups, accelerators, incubators and business partners to drive enterprise innovation and build ecosystems for all BNY Mellon blockchain initiatives. Read more here.

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