Quest Software Loses CEO

Aliso Viejo-based Quest Software said Tuesday afternoon that CEO and President Doug Garn has stepped down. Vinny Smith, previously Executive Chairman of Quest, returns as CEO. Quest said that Garn is stepping down due to "pressing health issues." Quest said that Smith will remain Chairman of the company. Garn had been CEO for three years. Smith had served as CEO of Quest from 1997 to 2008. Quest is a developer of IT management software for the enterprise.