Symantec chief accountant leaves to lead Apple’s tax department

“Apple’s hires are traditionally quiet affairs, and one of its most recent is no different. A recent SEC filing by computer security giant Symantec has revealed that the Cupertino-based company has hired its former Chief Accounting Officer Phillip Bullock, and will lead Apple’s tax department,” Matt Brian reports for The Next Web.

“As a result of the hire, Symantec appointed Andrew Del Matto as its new Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer, who has seven years at the company under his belt, as its Corporate Treasurer and Vice President of Finance Business Operations,” Brian reports. “From the SEC filing: ‘Phillip A. Bullock, who was appointed as Symantec’s Chief Accounting Officer in September 2009, announced he will be leaving the Company to lead the tax department at Apple, Inc., and not due to any disagreement with the Company on any matters relating to the Company’s operations, policies or practices.'”

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2 Comments

  1. ” ‘…the Cupertino-based company has hired [Symantec’s] former Chief Accounting Officer Phillip Bullock, and will lead Apple’s tax department,’ Matt Brian reports for The Next Web.”

    A Symantec bean-counter to lead Apple’s tax dept. Nice.

    This smells like an accident waiting to happen.

  2. “not due to any disagreement with the Company on any matters relating to the Company’s operations, policies or practices.”

    In another words, he saw the future.

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