|[January 24, 2014]
Dell Names Thomas W. Sweet Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
ROUND ROCK, Texas --(Business Wire)--
Dell (News - Alert) today announced the appointment of Thomas W. Sweet as senior vice
president and chief financial officer of Dell.
Tom W. Sweet, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Dell Inc. (Photo: Business Wire)
Mr. Sweet, 54, currently vice president, corporate controller and chief
accounting officer, succeeds Brian Gladden, who has served as senior
vice president and chief financial officer of Dell since 2008. Mr.
Gladden, who has chosen to pursue career interests outside of Dell, will
remain at the company through the end of February, working closely with
Mr. Sweet to ensure a seamless transition.
"Tom has been a key leader in our corporate finance organization for 16
years. His knowledge of our business, versatility a a finance leader
and his strategic insights are valued by leaders across the company,"
said Michael Dell, chairman and chief executive officer of Dell. "I am
delighted that Tom will be joining our leadership team to help lead Dell
through our next chapter and help me position the company for long-term
"This is an exciting time at Dell and in our industry," said Mr. Sweet.
"Our leading technology solutions, strong global brand and deep customer
and partner relationships create exceptional growth opportunities. I
look forward to working with Michael and the entire leadership team to
achieve our long-term objectives."
Mr. Dell continued, "Brian has been a great partner to me and is an
exceptional leader with a unique combination of financial acumen,
strategic intuition and a straight-forward approach. He played a crucial
role in leading the company through the lengthy and complex
privatization transaction, and has been instrumental in the execution of
the company's long-term strategy over the past six years. I am grateful
for his many contributions."
"As Dell turns the page to start its next chapter, I have decided it is
the right time for me to do the same," said Mr. Gladden. "I am proud of
the progress we have made since the company embarked on its multi-year
strategy to become an end-to-end solutions provider, and it's a logical
time for me to transition to my next opportunity. I am confident that
Tom is the perfect choice to help lead the new company through its next
exciting phase of growth and transformation."
Dell Inc. listens to customers and delivers worldwide innovative
technology, business solutions and services that give them the power to
do more. For more information, visit www.dell.com.
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