SAN RAFAEL, Calif., May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Autodesk, Inc.
(Nasdaq: ADSK) today announced that Alfred Castino has informed the company of
his intention to resign as senior vice president and chief financial officer.
Castino has made a personal decision to leave Autodesk in order to spend more
time with his family. The effective date of his departure has not yet been
determined, and he has indicated that he will remain as CFO while the company
conducts a search for his replacement.
"Al has been a key member of Autodesk's executive management team for six
years," said Carl Bass, Autodesk president and CEO. He has made significant
contributions to the company's overall success through his leadership of
"I want to thank the Autodesk employees, Board of Directors, and executive
team for making the past six years a wonderful experience for me," said
Castino. "I am proud of all we have accomplished together. With the company
on track, it is a good time to take a break and spend more time with my
A search for Castino's successor has been initiated.
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