Red ink, micromanagement doom Verity CEO

Nerney, Chris
August 1997
Network World;08/11/97, Vol. 14 Issue 32, p30
Trade Publication
Reports on the reasons behind Verity Inc.'s dismissal of Philippe Courtot as president and chief executive officer. Departure of top technical talent from the company; Poor financial performance of the firm; Appointment of Gary Sbona as Courtot's replacement.


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