Symantec 8-K 2009
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
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Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): September 29, 2009
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
(b) and (c). On September 29, 2009, Symantec announced the appointment of Phillip A. Bullock as its new Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer, effective October 1, 2009. Mr. Bullock, 45 years old, had served as the Companys Vice President of Tax and Trade Compliance since March 2006 and assumed responsibility for the Companys corporate risk assurance function in March 2007. Prior to joining Symantec in March 2006, Mr. Bullock had been employed by Ernst & Young LLP since 1988 and was a partner in Ernst & Youngs tax practice from September 2000 through February 2006. Mr. Bullock holds a bachelor of science degree in business administration, accounting information systems, from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and a masters in professional accounting degree from the University of Texas at Austin.
George W. Harrington, who was appointed as Symantecs Chief Accounting Officer in January 2007, announced his retirement effective September 30, 2009.
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