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Symantec Fires CEO Bennett

Symantec on Thursday fired CEO Steve Bennett in the second year of a complete overhaul of the company's product and go-to-market strategy. The firing, announced after the close of the stock market, caused after-market share prices to dive by as much as 10 percent before recovering slightly.

Michael Brown, who joined Symantec with that company's acquisition of Veritas, was appointed interim president and CEO.

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