26 February 2019
Press release

Kirill Tatarinov Joins Acronis Board of Directors to Help Accelerate Market Expansion

Former long-time Microsoft senior leader and Citrix CEO will help drive adoption of Acronis' innovative cyber protection solutions in the enterprise sector.

London, UK - 26th February 2019 - Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection and hybrid cloud storage, today announced that Kirill Tatarinov, a business and technology executive with more than 30 years of enterprise software industry experience joined the Acronis Board of Directors.

Tatarinov brings a wealth of experience executing effective product development strategies and a deep knowledge of enterprise IT - both of which will help Acronis accelerate its penetration of the enterprise and public sectors.

"We are pleased to welcome another strong leader to our board of directors. Kirill's experience in identifying opportunities and driving profitability will help Acronis to reach its ambitious strategic goals. Acronis provides easy, efficient, and secure solutions addressing the five vectors of cyber protection - safety, accessibility, privacy, authenticity, and security (SAPAS) - which are in high demand by companies of all sizes around the world. Kirill's expertise will help us accelerate market expansion," said SB (Serg Bell), Acronis Founder and Executive Officer.

Tatarinov was most recently the president and chief executive officer at Citrix Systems. Under his leadership, Citrix introduced a new vision and strategy, dramatically advancing the corporate culture by focusing on innovation and transformation to the cloud. During his tenure, the company achieved six quarters of continued operational improvement to meet or exceed Wall Street's expectations, generated shareholder returns exceeding 50 percent, revived core products, and nurtured new cloud initiatives and acquisitions.

Tatarinov also spent 13 years at Microsoft Corporation in several executive leadership roles, including president of the Microsoft Business Solutions Division (MBS) with end-to-end responsibility for the Microsoft Dynamics business. Prior to that, he was corporate Vice President of the Management and Solutions Division, where he oversaw the Microsoft Windows management technologies and products, including Microsoft System Center, as well as Windows Server solutions.

"Acronis is an amazing, innovative technology company and I am truly excited to join the board. I believe the company vision and product roadmap are incredibly well positioned to help customers of all sizes protect their digital assets," said Tatarinov.

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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