QLogic Snags Sales VP From DataDirect

Aliso Viejo-based data storage networking hardware firm QLogic Corp. has snagged a sales VP from Chatsworth-based DataDirect Networks, naming Scott Genereux as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales. QLogic said that Genereux will report to CEO H.K. Desai. Genereux has served at DataDirect, where he was SVP of Worldwide Sales, Marketing, and Support, as well as Hitachi Data Systems, where he served for 17 years in a number of sales positions, most recently EVP and GM of Worldwide Sales, Marketing, and Suport. QLogic is a manufacturer of host bus adapters, switches, and ASICs for the storage area networking market.