Bull announced Friday in the United States that Don Zereski, senior executive vice president, Operations, has been appointed chief operating officer. Zereski is now in charge of the company’s worldwide product and services divisions in addition to his existing responsibilities as head of Bull’s sales networks and marketing. Based in Paris, he reports to Guy de Panafieu, Bull’s chairman and CEO.
Zereski was appointed senior executive VP, Operations in July, after two years as head of Bull’s North & South America sales networks.
Don Zereski is a graduate of Worcester Polytechnic Institute, in Massachusetts, and completed the Harvard Business School Program for Management Development. He acquired his management experience with Digital, as vice president of American operations, then with Data General, where from 1993 he was in charge of systems integration and services worldwide. Before joining Bull, he was president of Northcrest International Limited.
With a presence in more than 85 countries, more than 21,000 employees, and combined revenues in 1997 of $4.2 billion, Bull offers a wide range of systems, infrastructure software and IT services through focused innovation, alliances with the best partners, and its own integration expertise. Based in France, the company’s worldwide software division, BullSoft, and its North/South America operations are headquartered in Billerica, Mass. The company’s Web address is and, in the U.S., .Details