From what we heard, Citrix was looking for a new CEO. The search was not going well.
In mid 2001, Citrix announced the results:
Citrix Names Mark Templeton CEO
Current president appointed chief executive officer, effective immediately
“Mark has strong leadership qualities, broad industry experience and great market vision.”
Roger W. Roberts, Citrix Chairman of the Board
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — 5/30/2001 — Citrix Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:CTXS) today announced that Mark B. Templeton, the company’s current president, has been appointed chief executive officer, effective immediately. Roger W. Roberts will remain Chairman of the Board and, for a period of time, an employee of the company. Effective immediately, he will relinquish his interim role as chief operating officer. John Cunningham has been named senior vice president of finance and operations, giving him new operational responsibilities in addition to his existing role as chief financial officer.