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McAfee CEO Peter Leav to step down, Greg Johnson to take over – Metro US

McAfee CEO Peter Leav to step down, Greg Johnson to take over

Illustration shows McAfee logo
Illustration shows McAfee logo

(Reuters) – Cybersecurity firm McAfee Corp on Tuesday appointed consumer tech veteran Greg Johnson as chief executive officer succeeding Peter Leav who will step down.

Johnson’s appointment comes as part of McAfee’s dive into a pure-play consumer protection company, which began following the divestment of its enterprise security business in 2021.

Under Leav’s leadership, the firm was taken private by a consortium led by U.S. private equity firm Advent International in a $14 billion deal in November.

(Reporting by Eva Mathews in Bengaluru; Editing by Arun Koyyur)

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