(2000), "GenRad", Soldering & Surface Mount Technology, Vol. 12 No. 2. https://doi.org/10.1108/ssmt.2000.21912bab.034
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GenRad, Inc. has announced that its board of directors has elected Robert M. Dutkowsky, chairman of the board, president and chief executive officer of GenRad, effective immediately. Mr Dutkowsky succeeds James F. Lyons.
Mr Dutkowsky, 45, joins GenRad from EMC Corporation where he was president of Data General, a $1 billion independent division that delivers centralized and simplified computing solutions. EMC is the world's leading provider of enterprise storage systems, software and services.
Mr Dutkowsky joined EMC in 1997 as executive vice president, markets and channels for EMC, responsible for a worldwide sales organization that delivered nine consecutive quarters of record revenue and profit growth. During his tenure EMC grew its software business from $175 million to more than $800 million. He was also instrumental in the creation of EMC's worldwide marketing and advertising campaign based on "The EMC Effect," which documented and promoted the powerful impact of EMC Enterprise Storage.
He was also responsible for EMC's global marketing, enterprise alliances, customer service, and professional services organizations.
Prior to EMC, Mr Dutkowsky held several senior level positions at IBM, including vice president of worldwide sales and marketing for IBM's RS/6000 business. He managed a multi-billion dollar revenue stream and the acclaimed IBM marketing campaign highlighting the chess match between world champion Garry Kasparov and Deep Blue, an IBM RS/6000.