Judy Bruner appointed to Varian Medical Systems board
Ms. Bruner served as the chief financial officer for SanDisk from 2004 to this year when it was acquired by Western Digital. She also served as senior vice president and chief financial officer for Palm, Inc. from 1999 to 2004.
She has held prior management positions in finance and administration with 3Com Corporation, Ridge Computers, Inc. and Hewlett Packard Company.
Ms. Bruner earned an MBA at the University of Santa Clara in 1986 and a BA in Economics at UCLA in 1980.
Ms. Bruner is also a member of the Board of Directors of Brocade Communications, Inc., where she serves as chair of the audit committee, and a member of the Board of Directors of Applied Materials.
She also served in the past on the boards of Vermillion, Inc. and SanDisk Corporation, before assuming her executive role there.
Venkatraman Thyagarajan has retired from the Varian board effective August 20, 2016 after nearly eight years of service. During his tenure, he served on the board's audit, nominating and compensation committees. ■