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McAfee Hires Worldwide Sales Chief

Roger King gets the top sales job.



has hired Roger King to lead the security software purveyor's worldwide sales team and oversee its channel relationships.

King, who previously served as president of Software Spectrum, a division of

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, will report to McAfee President Kevin Weiss.

"Roger is the right person to lead this charge, having led his previous company from $120 million in U.S. revenues to a multi-billion dollar global company," Weiss said in a statement. "His accomplishments demonstrate his commitment to partner profitability and make him a valuable addition to McAfee."

McAfee shares added 7 cents to $24.53 in light trading on Monday.