Reliable sources today confirmed that Patrick Evans has resigned as country manager of Symantec SA and that the company is currently in the process of interviewing candidates for the position.

Until a suitable replacement is found, Kevin Isaac, regional manager for the Middle East and North Africa, will assume the role of acting country manager.
It was widely expected that Mark Smissen, Symantec SA's current enterprise channel manager and long-time deputy to Evans, would be a frontrunner for the position, but this couldn't be confirmed at the time of going to press.
Neither Smissen, nor Isaac were available for comment at the time of going to press.