-- Former Omega Computer Systems MD John Foxe returned to Sydney recently and immediately set about righting some wrongs. Foxe attacked industry talk (see ARN, January 28, Page1) which claimed Foxe struggled in his dual role of managing director of both Telesystems and Omega Computer Systems.
Foxe declared that no management-based difficulty was behind Omega's acquisition, and that his own role as managing director has never been compromised by other interests.
He emphasised that, like many other businessmen sitting on the boards of several companies, his full attention was always dedicated to Omega's best interests. This was never more evident than the MUA deal where Foxe was looking to immediately nationalise Omega's operations.
-- It seems the troops at Seagate Technology don't know who's running the shop these days. When ARN attempted to contact Seagate's managing director Paul Krausse last week for comment on the state of the flagging local disk drive market, a spokesperson said Krausse has "entered a transitional phase" and apparently no announcement has yet been made as to his successor.
-- Is anyone interested in a trip to the Gold Coast? Sydney distributor LAN Systems is running a competition for ARN readers designed to test their knowledge of Cisco and LAN Systems.
The quiz consists of 24 general knowledge questions which will appear in ARN's February 11 and March 4 issues.