05 January 2007
Press release

Acronis appoints head of UK operations as MD for EMEA

January 5, 2007, Paris, France — Acronis EMEA (www.acronis.com/en-gb/). Storage vendor Acronis has made two senior appointments to lead the company's aggressive expansion into the UK and EMEA.

The company's UK operations will be led by Kevin Moreau, business development manager for Acronis UK. Moreau reports directly to Paris-based Laurent Dedenis who has been appointed to the position of managing director of international sales for Acronis EMEA.

The company says both executives will be responsible for meeting the growing channel and end user demand for its corporate backup, recovery, and storage management solutions. In addition to developing the existing UK and EMEA channel infrastructure, Moreau and Dedenis will work together to recruit new UK and EMEA channel partners as well as sell Acronis solutions though strategic partnerships with leading server and storage OEMs.

"Following their impressive track record building the Acronis brand in Asia, Kevin and Laurent are the ideal candidates for now growing Acronis' UK and EMEA operations," says Walter Scott, CEO of Acronis. "With an aggressive focus on expanding the UK and EMEA channel, we expect them to achieve significant future growth in these markets."

About Acronis:

Acronis is a global cyber protection company that provides natively integrated cybersecurity, data protection, and endpoint management for managed service providers (MSPs), small and medium businesses (SMBs), and enterprise IT departments. Acronis solutions are highly efficient and designed to identify, prevent, detect, respond, remediate, and recover from modern cyberthreats with minimal downtime, ensuring data integrity and business continuity. Acronis offers the most comprehensive security solution on the market for MSPs with its unique ability to meet the needs of diverse and distributed IT environments.

A Swiss company founded in Singapore in 2003, Acronis has 15 offices worldwide and employees in 50+ countries. Acronis Cyber Protect is available in 26 languages in 150 countries and is used by over 20,000 service providers to protect over 750,000 businesses. Learn more at www.acronis.com.
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