The 10 Most Controversial Companies Of 2013


7. Juniper

Juniper Networks has leaked a number of high-profile executives in recent years, but this year marked a downright flood for the networking company. In 12 months, Juniper lost seven top executives from its channel team alone, including former U.S. channel chief Frank Vitagliano, who took a channel position at Dell, and his successor, Chris Jones, who recently left to join Avaya. And to top it all off, the company also saw the departure of CEO Kevin Johnson (pictured), who announced his retirement in July. The extreme executive turnover has partners wondering why Juniper can't seem to hold on to its employees -- and if the company can once again become a true challenger to networking leader Cisco.

 



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