Symantec Expands Management Team with Vice President Promotions
CUPERTINO, Calif. - January 27, 1999 - Symantec Corporation has
announced two promotions that will strengthen the company's senior management team.
John Bruce, 43, has been promoted to vice president of alliances from senior director of business
development. U.K. born Bruce was involved in the negotiation of Symantec's alliance with IBM and has
most recently been engaged in developing the IBM relationship and managing the successful migration
of IBM anti-virus customers to Symantec's Norton AntiVirus product. Prior to moving to the US in
1995 as director, worldwide VAR channel, he spent four years in Symantec's European operation, most
recently as European marketing director.
John Sorci, 48, has been promoted to vice president worldwide logistics and facilities. Sorci, who
was responsible for restructuring Symantec's distribution, manufacturing and product returns process
to achieve significant savings, joined Symantec in 1990 and was previously senior director worldwide
logistics and facilities. He is currently overseeing the company's move to new corporate premises in
Commenting on the appointments, Rebecca Ranninger, vice president of human resources, said:
"Broadening and strengthening Symantec's senior management team is one of the company's main
objectives in 1999. These promotions help meet that objective and recognize the tremendous impact
these two executives have made over recent years."
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