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Person Details

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Steve Bennett was named Symantec’s chief executive officer in July 2012.

Prior to that, Bennett joined Symantec’s board of directors in February 2010, and was chairman from 2011 to 2013. Bennett previously led Intuit serving as president and chief executive officer from 2000 to 2007.

At Intuit, Bennett combined the company’s historic innovative and customer-driven expertise with strategic and operational rigor. Intuit revenue grew to $2.7 billion in fiscal 2007 from less than $1 billion in fiscal 2000. Under Bennett’s leadership Intuit grew its existing businesses while simultaneously expanding into new markets, such as online banking and healthcare.

Bennett joined Intuit after a 23-year career at General Electric, where he managed complex and diverse organizations from consumer appliances to financial services. During his career at GE, he held a variety of key management roles in numerous areas of the business, including GE Capital e-Business, GE Capital Vendor Financial Services, GE Electrical Distribution and Control, GE Appliances, GE Medical Systems and GE Supply.

He currently serves on boards at American Airlines and parent company AMR Corporation. Bennett graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a bachelor’s degree in finance and real estate.

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News (72)

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DateNews
Apr 29, 2016CIO India - Michael Brown becomes third Symantec CEO fired in four years
Apr 11, 2015ZD Net - ZDNet
Apr 11, 2015ZD Net - ZDNet
Apr 11, 2015ZD Net - ZDNet
Apr 11, 2015ZD Net - ZDNet
Oct 10, 2014TechWeek Europe - Symantec Confirms Company Breakup
Oct 8, 2014CNet - Symantec reportedly eyes splitting into two - CNET
Oct 8, 2014Tech Radar - Symantec considers splitting into two independent companies

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