QLogic Snags VP From DataDirect

Aliso Viejo-based networking equipment maker QLogic, reported Tuesday that it has hired Martin Darling as vice president of Asia Pacific and Japan Sales. QLogic said Darling will be based in Singapore and will report to Scott Genereux, the company's senior vice president of worldwide sales and marketing. Prior to joining QLogic, Darling worked as vice president and general manager of Asia Pacific for Chatsworth-based DataDirect Networks. Before that, QLogic said, he handled Asia Pacific sales for Copan Systems and for EMC's Dell Business Sales unit.