Dell Names Jeff Clarke as Chief Operating Officer
Dell announced that Jeff Clarke vill take over the role of its chief operating officer (COO) and vice chairman. Most recently, Clarke served as vice chairman of Products & Operations.
“Jeff has been a trusted advisor to me for more than 30 years,” said Michael Dell, company chairman and CEO. “Jeff is well regarded by the industry, our board, key stakeholders and team members. The way he intersects our technology vision with operational excellence makes him the ideal COO and partner.”
As COO, Clarke will retain his current responsibilities leading Client Solutions Group, Infrastructure Solutions Group, Global Supply Chain and working with Pat Gelsinger, VMware CEO, to drive innovation and integration across the company. In his expanded role, Clarke will have oversight of day-to-day business operations working closely with executive leadership team (ELT). Clarke and the ELT continue to report to the CEO.
Dell also informed its team of Chief Commercial Officer Marius Haas’ decision to retire from the company at the end of this fiscal year. Bill Scannell, currently president of Enterprise Sales and Customer Operations, will add Commercial and Partner Sales to his responsibilities and become the new president of the combined Sales organization.