Dell CFO Brian Gladden leaving company


ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) — Dell’s Chief Financial Officer Brian Gladden is leaving the computer company to pursue other career interests.

Round Rock-based Dell Inc. on Friday named Thomas Sweet as Gladden’s successor. Sweet, who’s 54, was also named senior vice president. He currently serves as vice president, corporate controller and chief accounting officer.

Gladden has served as senior vice president and CFO since 2008. He will remain at Dell through the end of February to help with the transition process.

In October company founder Michael Dell and investment firm Silver Lake Partners completed their $24.9 billion buyout of Dell — taking the company private. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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