Spotlight: 3Com Names Ex-DEC Exec as Its New President
3Com Corp. said Bruce Clafin, a former senior vice president at Digital Equipment Corp., will join the networking company next month as president and chief operating officer. Clafin, 46, will replace Eric Benhamou, who will retain his posts as CEO and chairman, Benhamou will focus on guiding 3Com’s strategy. The Santa Clara firm more than doubled its work force when it bought US Robotics last year. Clafin headed DEC’s PC unit until DEC was bought by Compaq Computer Corp. last month.