Bennett Affirms Commitment To Channel
Steve Bennett replaced former CEO Enrique Salem in July following quarterly earnings that fell nearly 10 percent. Shortly after taking over the role, he told channel partners and security industry observers to expect changes ahead. The Mountain View, Calif.-based security giant unveiled its Symantec 4.0 strategy this week. The company restructured its senior executive team and announced layoffs of reportedly 1,000 in an effort to boost efficiencies. In an interview with CRN, Bennett said the company is still working out its partner program changes, which will be introduced throughout the year.