April 06, 2011
Press release

Acronis Appoints Vice President of Sales to Catalyse Growth in Asia

Singapore, 6th April 2011 - Acronis, a leading provider of easy-to-use backup, recovery and security solutions for physical, virtual and cloud environments, today announced the appointment of Robert Yang as Vice President of Sales for Asia. Robert's responsibilities will include overseeing business directions and go-to-market strategies, as well as maintaining Acronis' strong presence in the SMB marketplace across Asia region.

Robert brings with him more than 20 years of experience in the United States and Asia Pacific region, with excellent track record in cultivating sales, strategising channel developments and growing market shares across verticals in high growth organisations such as Teleplan, Hitachi Data Systems and Seagate.

'I am joining Acronis at the strategic intersection where it is expanding the capabilities of its backup and recovery solutions as a leading provider for the SMB markets. I'm looking forward to working with the local expert teams and channels to continue to create compelling business value and find better and faster ways to deliver our solutions to our customers.' Robert Yang said.

In announcing Robert Yang's appointment, Bill Taylor-Mountford, President for Acronis APAC said: 'There are very significant opportunities for Acronis in this region and Robert is an excellent and welcome addition to the team. With his extensive experience in the storage business and travels around the APAC region, Acronis will consolidate our leadership position with SMBs in this region and seize upstream opportunities.'

Robert has a degree in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering from the Cornell University and is certified in Six Sigma with a Brown Belt.

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 www.acronis.com.
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