SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – 13 December 2016 – Cylance® Inc., the company revolutionising cybersecurity with the practical application of artificial intelligence to prevent the most advanced cyber threats, today announced strategic appointments to the company’s team in Australia and New Zealand (ANZ).
The regional hires include Rick Ferguson and Anthony Farr appointed to the role of Enterprise Sales Managers, and Lani Edwards as the company’s Regional Channel Manager. The executives will report to Solterbeck, driving the company’s regional sales and solutions delivery to market.
Furthermore, Vlado Vajdic, Mark Jones and Stephen King also join the Cylance team as Sales Engineers for the ANZ region. All three will report to Greg Singh, Director of Sales Engineering, Cylance Asia Pacific.
According to Andy Solterbeck, Vice President, Cylance Asia Pacific, since launching into this market earlier this year, Cylance has seen a tremendous level of interest from the marketplace. There has been strong uptake escalated through the channel, with early adoption in the mid-tier and enterprise customer base.
“We are excited to announce the new appointments to Cylance’s channel and sales team in ANZ. Cylance’s regional growth strategy is reliant on our channel partners, and we are investing in a team of industry experts with impeccable credentials to manage and support the demand for our solutions.”
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