Thursday, January 26, 2006

3Com Names New CEO

3Com named R. Scott Murray President and Chief Executive Officer, replacing Bruce Claflin who retires. Murray also assumes Claflin's position on the 3Com Board of Directors. Murray will shortly become Chairman of the company's joint venture in China, Huawei-3Com.

Prior to accepting the role of CEO for 3Com, Murray was the CEO of Modus Media International, a global provider of supply chain management and hosted services. While at Modus, he expanded the company's operations in Europe and Asia, particularly in China. In addition to his work with Modus Media, Murray also was president and chief operating officer for Stream International, an outsourced Customer Relationship Management (CRM) services company. He previously served as CFO for the Learning Company, a publicly traded software company.