Olivetti UK scoops Elonex exec for top job

Olivetti Computers Worldwide has recruited a top executive from UK PC vendor Elonex. New UK general manager Sorcha Dowdall will spearhead the firm's renewed focus on attracting corporate business.

She joins from North London-Based Elonex where she led the Elonex Solutions services unit. Previously Dowdall has held senior posts at 3Com and IBM, where she spent some 19 years.

"Mrs. Dowdall's appointment is very much part of our move to invigorate the entire business," said Bernhard Auer, Olivetti Computers Worldwide CEO.

Former UK general manager Paul Mahoney recently announced his retirement.