Juniper Networks Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207361368/composite JNPR +0.37% said Monday it has appointed Raj Yavatkar as chief technology officer with a start date of later this month. Yavatkar was in charge of developing network virtualization infrastructure and products for cloud networking at Google /zigman2/quotes/202490156/composite GOOGL -1.25% , Juniper said in a statement. The executive has also done stints at VMWare Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209864107/composite VMW -1.60% and Intel Corp. /zigman2/quotes/203649727/composite INTC +8.13% . Yavatkar will replace Bikash Koley, who resigned in November, according to a regulatory filing. Juniper shares were down 1% Monday and have fallen 7.4% in 2019, while the S&P 500 /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.90% has gained 25%.