Barry Altman, CEO of Commodore USA, passes at age 63

Barry S. Altman, CEO of Ft. Lauderdale-based Commodore USA, succumbed to his battle with cancer in early December of 2012.

Barry Altman, August of 2012. Photo: Jason Perlow

Via a forum posting, the company's Chief Technology Officer Leo Negro has reported that Commodore USA's CEO Barry Altman has succumbed to a prolonged battle with cancer at age 63. Mr. Altman died on December the 8th 2012, but the family did not notify the public until this time.

I had the opportunity to interview Mr. Altman about Commodore in August of 2012, only four months before his passing. He will be missed.

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