Dell’s New Co-COO Chuck Whitten: 5 Big Things To Know
From his base salary to history advising Dell Technologies, here’s five important things to know about Dell’s new co-chief operating officer.
5 Things To Know About Dell’s Hiring Of Chuck Whitten
Dell Technologies is hiring Bain & Company’s leader, Chuck Whitten, as its new co-chief operating officer, a newly created position made specifically for Whitten.
Whitten’s hiring comes at a time of significant transformation currently underway at the Round Rock, Texas-based $94 billion infrastructure and PC giant.
Dell is spinning off its stake in VMware later this year, which technically ends one of the most strategic partnerships in the IT industry, although both companies will continue to work together post spin-off. Dell is also selling its cloud business Boomi for $4 billion to private equity firms, on top of the sale of its cybersecurity business RSA for over $2 billion. Dell is also changing the way it builds and sells its vast portfolio of product with the official launch of Apex just last month.
Whitten is set to become Dell’s new co-COO on Aug. 16 after being a longtime leader at the global management consulting firm Bain & Company.
Here are five big things you need to know about Whitten and his future at Dell Technologies.