September 04, 2014
Press release

Acronis Promotes Mo Vafadar to Vice President of Global Operations

Woburn, September 4, 2014 - Acronis®, the global leader in new generation data protection, has appointed Mo Vafadar as the new Vice President Global Operations to continue improving strategy and tactics to reach Acronis' goal of $1 billion in revenues.

In his new role, Mo is responsible for the strategy and direction of sales and marketing operations across the entire global company. This includes co-spearheading Acronis' market and channel development strategies, planning the annual sales compensation process, and establishing a high level of quality, accuracy, and process consistency in planning, forecasting, and budgeting. Additionally, Mo will lead efficient allocation of technology and oversee sales and marketing systems. To achieve all of these goals, he'll collaborate with other internal departments and the management team on a global level.

"Mo has shown an exemplary ability to strategize and restructure the global operations team at Acronis," said Yury Larichev, Acronis President. "I am excited to see him move up, bringing his in-depth knowledge of the company and market to make sure we successfully implement our channel strategy and sales goals."

Mo started at Acronis as Director of Global Business Intelligence & Operational Readiness in April 2009. His main responsibilities were designing and implementing Acronis' data warehouse, building a business intelligence platform, and managing CRM and the marketing operations teams.

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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