Thomas Seifert, formerly executive vice president and chief financial officer at wireless services firm Brightstar, will join Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC) as EVP and CFO on March 17.
He is also a former CFO at Advanced Micro Devices. was and also held the chief accounting officer and interim CEO roles there, Symantec said Monday.
Steve Bennett, Symantec president and CEO, said Seifert will use his experience in finance and global operations management in the technology and wireless industries to help guide the company’s “4.0 transformation” initiative.
Seifert has also held operations and finance positions at Qimonda AG, Infineon Technologies AG and Wireline Communications Business Group.
“As the information management and global security markets continue their rapid evolution, the opportunity to join Steve and help lead change at Symantec is compelling and exciting, ” Seifert said.
Seifert will report directly to Bennett at Symantec.