Symantec President Bloom to Leave

He had been Veritas Software's chief executive.
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Symantec (SYMC) - Get Report Vice Chairman and President Gary Bloom will resign following an "orderly transition before the end of March."

The lines of business currently reporting to Bloom will report directly to Chairman and Chief Executive John W. Thompson. Bloom's role as president will not be filled at this time.

Bloom joined Symantec through the company's merger with Veritas Software. Prior to the merger, Bloom had served as Veritas' chief executive officer from 2000 and as chairman since 2002.