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May 13, 1997 | JOHN O'DELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sync Research Inc. said Monday that it has laid off an unspecified number of employees and managers and that its founder and chief executive officer will relinquish control of daily operations of the struggling computer networking products company. Roger Dorf, the former AT&T executive hired 14 months ago as Sync's president and chief operating officer, will become president and chief executive. He replaces founder John Rademaker in what the company said is a long-planned change of command.
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May 13, 1997 | JOHN O'DELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sync Research Inc. said Monday that it has laid off an unspecified number of employees and managers and that its founder and chief executive officer will relinquish control of daily operations of the struggling computer networking products company. Roger Dorf, the former AT&T executive hired 14 months ago as Sync's president and chief operating officer, will become president and chief executive. He replaces founder John Rademaker in what the company said is a long-planned change of command.
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BUSINESS
June 2, 1998 | P.J. Huffstutter
In the latest change in executive personnel at Sync Research Inc., Richard W. Martin on Monday became president and chief executive of the Irvine maker of computer networking devices. Chairman Greg Reyes and founder John Rademaker, who have served as interim co-CEOs since last fall, will return to their previous duties. Martin was hired to replace former Sync CEO Roger Dorf, who resigned in October, less than six months after he took the job.
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March 12, 1996 | GREG MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sync Research Inc., a computer networking company whose once-soaring stock price has skidded recently, said Monday that former AT&T executive Roger Dorf has been hired as president and chief operating officer. Dorf was formerly president of AT&T's Network Systems Group for the Caribbean and Central America. He steps into two newly created positions at Sync Research and is expected to help the company navigate what executives and some investors say will be a course of rapid growth.
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October 28, 1997 | P.J. HUFFSTUTTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sync Research Inc. Chief Executive Roger Dorf resigned Monday, less than six months after he stepped into the position at the Irvine company. Dorf's duties at the maker of computer-networking devices will be split between Chairman Greg Reyes and Vice Chairman and founder John Rademaker. "The board and Roger had different ideas about where to take the company in the future," said William Guerry, Sync's chief financial officer.
BUSINESS
October 28, 1997 | P.J. HUFFSTUTTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sync Research Inc. chief executive Roger Dorf resigned Monday, less than six months after he stepped into the position. The chief executive's duties at the maker of computer networking devices will be split between Greg Reyes, chairman of the board, and founder John Rademaker, vice chairman. "The board and Roger had different ideas about where to take the company in the future," said William Guerry, Sync's chief financial officer.
BUSINESS
March 21, 1997 | GREG MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sync Research Inc., which has struggled since its dazzling Wall Street debut in 1995, said Thursday that it will report disappointing financial results for the first quarter, and that it is moving to slash expenses by as much as 20%. The Irvine-based company, which makes computer networking devices, said it expects first-quarter revenue of about $5.6 million, about half of what analysts were expecting.
BUSINESS
December 18, 1995 | GREG MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Standing on the 25th floor of one of the tallest buildings in San Francisco last month, John H. Rademaker surveyed the rows of computer terminals in the stock trading room of Robertson, Stephens & Co. In those glowing screens, he watched his life change. Sync Research Inc.
BUSINESS
March 28, 1996 | GREG MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sync Research Inc., whose stock was one of 1995's hottest public offerings but has gone ice-cold since then, said Wednesday that it has signed what could be a lucrative agreement to sell some of its products under the IBM name. Sync's stock shot up 29% on heavy trading after the deal was announced, closing at $16.
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November 11, 1995 | JAMES S. GRANELLI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The stock value of Sync Research Inc. more than doubled Friday in its first day of public trading as Wall Street investors snatched up the computer networking company's white-hot $78-million initial offering. The stock, sold by the Irvine maker of hardware and software products at $20 a share, rose to $48.875 a share in Nasdaq trading before settling back slightly at $44. The 941,750 shares that founder John H. Rademaker hung on to were worth $41.4 million at the close of the day.
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