New chiefs for old at Palm

You can't beat a boardroom shuffle

3Com subsidiary Palm Computing is adding three directors to its board. The company said it was to make Carl Yankowski its next CEO. The former CEO of Reebok will join Palm on 13 December. Yankowski also worked at Sony Electronics in the US for five years, where he was president and COO. Palm also said it would make Eric Benhamou and Susan Swenson directors. Benhamou is currently already chairman and CEO of 3Com. He will keep his position at the parent company. Benhamou is also president and COO of Leap Wireless International and CEO of Cricket Communications. ®

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