30 Notable IT Executive Moves: July 2012

Enrique Salem/Steve Bennett

Symantec's first quarter earnings plunged nearly 10 percent, and it cost Enrique Salem, who'd been CEO of the security powerhouse since 2009, his job. Salem was fired by Symantec in late July and replaced with Steve Bennett, who'd been chairman of Symantec's board since 2011 and was previously CEO of Intuit from 2000 to 2007. The move left Symantec solution providers and analysts wondering if a breakup of the company along its storage and security lines is the next step.


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