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Acronis appoints new VP of marketing

Seasoned Veteran Brings Strong Credentials to
Lead Acronis’ Worldwide Marketing Efforts

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, 21 July, 2010 -- Acronis, a leading provider of easy-to-use backup, recovery and security solutions for physical, virtual and cloud environments, has hired Dana Prestigiacomo as Vice President of Marketing.

Prestigiacomo joins Acronis from CA Technologies, an independent IT management software company, where she most recently served as Senior Vice President of Marketing. In this post, she oversaw a wide range of programmes for their direct and channel business from market segmentation and analysis to campaigns focused on awareness, thought leadership, and demand generation.  

Formerly Prestigiacomo served as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Field and Channel Marketing, responsible for all global demand generation activities, marketing metrics and a wide range of programmes.

Prior to joining CA Technologies in 2005, she held the position of Senior Vice President of Marketing at The Thomson Corporation, one of the world’s largest information companies which later merged with Reuters to become Thomas Reuters. In addition, Prestigiacomo served in avariety of senior brand and marketing positions within IBM.

In making the announcement, Jason Donahue, CEO of Acronis, said, “Dana brings extraordinary credentials to Acronis as we continue to grow as the leader in backup, disaster recovery and security. Her experience in global marketing positions, especially worldwide field marketing and brand strategy, are key to our future success.”

Prestigiacomo earned a bachelor of arts in psychology from the University of California, Davis.

About Acronis:

Acronis unifies data protection and cybersecurity to deliver integrated, automated cyber protection that solves the safety, accessibility, privacy, authenticity, and security (SAPAS) challenges of the modern digital world. With flexible deployment models that fit the demands of service providers and IT professionals, Acronis provides superior cyber protection for data, applications, and systems with innovative next-generation antivirus, backup, disaster recovery, and endpoint protection management solutions. With award-winning AI-based antimalware and blockchain-based data authentication technologies, Acronis protects any environment - from cloud to hybrid to on-premises - at a low and predictable cost.

Founded in Singapore in 2003 and incorporated in Switzerland in 2008, Acronis now has more than 1,500 employees in 33 locations in 18 countries. Its solutions are trusted by more than 5.5 million home users and 500,000 companies, including 100% of the Fortune 1000, and top-tier professional sports teams. Acronis products are available through 50,000 partners and service providers in over 150 countries in more than 40 languages.

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