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CNET News.com: Sendmail to name Amdahl veteran as new CEO

Jul 24, 2000, 11:27 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)

"Just because a company is based on a new philosophy doesn't mean it can't rely on traditional methods--such as hiring an old-line chief executive to bring some weight to the operation."

"Tomorrow, that's exactly what Sendmail will announce it has done, as new Dave Anderson takes over the company whose livelihood depends on a popular open-source email program. The new CEO spent 27 years at mainframe and services giant Amdahl, retiring last year after having risen from one of the company's first employees to the rank of chief technology officer."

"Cofounder and former CEO Greg Olson will remain chairman and vice president of marketing and business development for the 150-person software firm based in Emeryville, Calif."

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