This excerpt taken from the WDC 8-K filed May 16, 2006.
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers.
On May 11, 2006, the Board of Directors of the Company promoted John Coyne, age 55, to the position of President and Chief Operating Officer effective as of June 1, 2006. Mr. Coyne currently serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer. Effective June 1, 2006, Arif Shakeel will no longer serve as President of the Company but he will remain the Company's Chief Executive Officer.