Dell announced that two top executives brought in by Michael Dell as part of a restructuring effort for the company, will soon be departing.
The company stated that the moves are part of an effort to position the company in global market segments. Dell said it would reorganize three of its four major product segments into global entities. The company believes that the restructuring will allow it to quickly develop and distribute products globally.
On January 31, Michael Cannon, president of Dell’s global operations will step down. Hired two years ago by the company, he was one of the first major hires when Michael Dell return to the company as chief executive.
Cannon will be succeeded by Jeffrey Clarke who will become vice chairman for global operations. Clark is currently responsible for directing business to business sales.
Mark Jarvis who joined Dell from Oracle as the firm’s very first chief marketing officer, will also be leaving the company. Jarvis will be succeeded by Erin Nelson, who currently serves as vice president of marketing. Cannon and Jarvis will remain consultants to Dell following their leave.