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Symantec Loses Channel Veteran Amid Restructuring

CRN learned this week that Thomas Gillman, a respected channel executive at Symantec, had left the company following staff cuts and executive reshuffling.

Sources said Gillman, a public sector channel executive, had departed following a restructuring of the company's sales organization. Before working at Symantec, Gillman held channel executive posts at Crossbeam, Juniper Networks and Cisco.

Symantec has been undergoing some serious internal changes in the last year, including layoffs in May and June, a massive product reorganization, a sales organization restructuring, and changes in the company's channel leadership.


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