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Acronis Appoints Dvir Ben-Aroya as New Vice President of Global Business Development

 Woburn, Mass. – November 1, 2014 – Acronis®, the global leader in new generation data protection, today announced the appointment of Dvir Ben-Aroya as Vice President of Global Business Development, effective immediately. In this role, Ben-Aroya will be responsible for the company’s global business growth through strategic partnerships, focusing on expansion in the cloud industry and new market verticals.  

“Dvir is an industry visionary with exceptional strategic insight and unique ability to identify, analyze and execute on market opportunities,” said Sergei Beloussov, Acronis CEO. “His vast experience – from working in supplying IT to SMBs to his background in finance – will accelerate our growth. His in-depth understanding of development tactics and market players positions him as the perfect person to develop the opportunities that will drive new growth, particularly in the cloud.”

Ben-Aroya brings over 15 years of experience in senior business leadership positions in high-tech and financial companies. Prior to joining Acronis, he served as Executive Vice President of Global Partnerships at WebsPlanet, where he was responsible for the company’s expansion to the hosting, telecommunications and cloud industries. His previous positions also include CEO of a leading SaaS sport scouting platform and an investment banker for various international deals.

Ben-Aroya has an M.B.A. in Business Management from the Manchester Business School and a B.A. in Business and Economics from the IDC Interdisciplinary College School of Business in Herzliya, Israel. 

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. With award-winning AI-based antimalware 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 1,500 employees in 33 locations in 18 countries. Its solutions are trusted by more than 5.5 million home users and 500,000 companies, including 100% of the Fortune 1000, and top-tier professional sports teams. Acronis products are available through 50,000 partners and service providers in over 150 countries in more than 40 languages.

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Kayla Fedorowicz
Acronis International GmbH
+1781782-9086; (019060)

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