October 21, 2008

SumTotal Systems Appoints New CEO

SumTotal Systems, a provider of talent development solutions, has appointed Arun Chandra as its new CEO, effective November 1, 2008.

In this role, Mr Chandra will be responsible for the company's operational activities and it is also intended that he will join the board of directors.

During his 20-year experience at HP, Mr Chandra held many leadership positions, his final as vice president of worldwide marketing, strategy and alliances for the technology solution group. Earlier in his career with HP, he served as general manager of several growing businesses including the PC direct business. He left HP in 2005 to serve as the president and CEO of iPolicy Networks, a network security company.

Most recently, Mr Chandra served as vice president of corporate operations at Unisys. He also managed a broad range of corporate functions including the office of the chief technology officer, corporate strategy and development, worldwide marketing and global alliances, among others.