November 01, 2014
Press release

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 Serg Bell, 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 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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