Roxanne Taylor Joins Pure Storage's Board of Directors

Former Accenture Exec and Industry Recognized Marketer Brings Expertise to Pure Board


MOUNTAIN VIEW – February 26, 2019 — Pure Storage (NYSE: PSTG), the data solutions leader that helps innovators build a better world with data, today announced the appointment of Roxanne Taylor to its board of directors. Taylor’s distinguished career includes more than 20 years at Accenture, including more than ten years as Chief Marketing and Communications Officer.

“Drawing from her proven experience in driving innovation and building brands with purpose, Roxanne’s marketing acumen is an asset to our team,” said Charles Giancarlo, Chairman and CEO, Pure Storage. “We’re excited to have her on board and look forward to the important role she will play in helping shape Pure’s future.”

“I have long admired Pure and the team’s ability to anticipate the needs of enterprise customers and respond with innovative technology,” said Taylor. “I’m delighted to join and collaborate with Pure’s board, helping to advance Pure’s established market position and customer-first approach.”

During her career, Taylor was instrumental in helping grow Accenture into one of the world’s leading brands. She has received industry recognition, including being named one of Forbes’ “World’s Most Influential CMOs”, included in FierceCMO’s B2B “CMOs to Watch”, and selected as a “Change the Game” Award Winner by Advertising Women of New York.

Taylor’s position is additive, bringing Pure Storage’s board to ten members.




About Pure Storage
Pure Storage (NYSE: PSTG) helps innovators build a better world with data. Pure's data solutions enable SaaS companies, cloud service providers, and enterprise and public sector customers to deliver real-time, secure data to power their mission-critical production, DevOps, and modern analytics environments in a multi-cloud environment.  One of the fastest growing enterprise IT companies in history, Pure Storage enables customers to quickly adopt next-generation technologies, including artificial intelligence and machine learning, to help maximise the value of their data for competitive advantage. And with a certified NPS customer satisfaction score in the top one percent of B2B companies, Pure's ever-expanding list of customers are among the happiest in the world.

Analyst Recognition:
Gartner July 2018 Magic Quadrant for Solid-State Arrays




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Rena Fallstrom, Pure Storage

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