BakBone Loses CEO

San Diego-based BakBone Software, a developer of data backup software, said late Thursday that its President and CEO, James R. Johnson, has left the firm, and resigned from the company's board. Reason for the transition was not given. BakBone said that Steve Martin, the firm's CFO, has been appointed Interim CFO. Bakbone said it has retained an executive search firm to search for a new President and CEO. Johnson had been CEO for the last six years at the company.