DATA SWITCH NAMES J. ROGER MOODY PRESIDENT AND CEO
DATA SWITCH NAMES J. ROGER MOODY PRESIDENT AND CEO SHELTON, Conn., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Data Switch Corporation
(NASDAQ: DASW) today announced that J. Roger Moody has been appointed president and chief executive officer, effective today. Robert G. Gilbertson, who formerly held that position, remains with the company as chairman of special projects and will devote a significant portion of his efforts to his responsibilities as chairman of the American Electronics Association, an organization representing 3,400 companies throughout the United States.
In making the announcement, Chairman Richard E. Greene said: "I'm pleased to assign leadership of the company to Mr. Moody, who has the breadth of experience to steer the company through significant market and product transitions. Mr. Moody is familiar with the company, having been a board member for nearly two years. He has also managed both billion dollar businesses and entrepreneurial ventures. It was opportune that such an outstanding board member and businessman could assume the position. Both he and Mr. Gilbertson will remain on the board of directors." Moody was most recently president, chief executive officer, and board chairman of Coordination Technology, Inc., a software developer. He has held executive positions with major computer and communications companies, including AT&T and IBM, and has managed high-technology companies such as Nuclear Data, Litton Industries, and Teletype Corporation. Moody holds a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Columbia University and an M.B.A. degree from the University of Michigan. In accepting the appointment, Moody said: "I'm excited about Data Switch's market opportunities arising from IBM's new fiber-optic channel architecture. The company's strategy is in place. Now is the time to accelerate product development and shorten time to market." Data Switch is a leading manufacturer of management and control systems for the data processing and communications markets. -0- 1/14/92 /CONTACT: Linda L. Bachmann of Data Switch, 203-926-1801/ (DASW) CO: Data Switch Corporation ST: Connecticut IN: TLS SU: PER FC-TS -- NY009 -- 9394 01/14/92 09:05 EST
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|Date:||Jan 14, 1992|
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