November 24, 2010
Press release

Acronis Welcomes Alex Pinchev to its Board of Directors

WOBURN, MASS., November, 23, 2010 - Acronis, 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 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 45 locations across the globe. 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
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