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Acronis Welcomes Alex Pinchev to its Board of Directors

WOBURN, MASS., November, 23, 2010Acronis, a leading provider of easy-to-use backup, recovery and security solutions for physical, virtual and cloud environments, today announced it has named Alex Pinchev to the Company’s Board of Directors.  Mr. Pinchev was elected at the Company’s November 2010 Board meeting.

Pinchev is currently the executive vice president and president, global sales, services and field marketing at RedHat where he leads that organization’s worldwide sales, services and field marketing organizations and activities.  In this role he has been instrumental in driving the company’s growth into the world’s leading provider of open source solutions and its expansion into emerging markets.  Mr. Pinchev also serves on the board of directors of Qualys, Inc., a provider of on demand IT security risk and compliance solutions, and of LogiXML, a provider of Web-based business intelligence software.

“Alex brings a great set of skills and capabilities to our Board, and we look forward to his input and guidance as we continue to execute against our growth plans,” said Ilya Zubarev, Chairman of the Board, at Acronis.  “We view Alex’s background and experience in building organizations as a key ingredient for our future planning and growth.” 

During the course of his 25-year career, Alex has built exceptional entrepreneurial and international acumen and has led several successful start-up companies, including MainControl, Inc., where he served as chairman, president, CEO, and founder.



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 powered by AI. With advanced anti-malware powered by cutting-edge machine intelligence 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 2,000 employees in 34 locations in 19 countries. Acronis Cyber Protect solution is available in 26 languages in over 150 countries and is used by over 20,000 service providers to protect over 750,000 businesses.



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Karl Bateson
+617 306 6275
Karl.Bateson@acronis.com


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