(Woburn, MA) – May 14, 2007 – Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content management solutions, announced today that the company has appointed John Eddy as Vice President of Sales for its North American operation. In this position, Mr. Eddy brings extensive experience in sales and business development to manage the expansion of Kaspersky’s business security products throughout North America.
Mr. Eddy joins Kaspersky Lab from McAfee, where during his eight-year tenure he served in a variety of leadership positions including director of sales and business development and director of North American Partners. He was responsible for achieving aggressive revenue and growth targets as well as maintaining global responsibility for the development and execution of the Site Advisor technology sales program. Prior to joining McAfee, Mr. Eddy led a regional sales team at another IT security provider, Dr. Solomon’s Software. Mr. Eddy holds a Bachelors of Art degree from Boston College.
Steve Orenberg, President, Kaspersky Lab USA:
“John has a proven record of leading highly productive global teams as well as devising and executing tactics to achieve financial goals and we are thrilled to have him join our team. As a results-oriented, strategic thinker, we are confident that John is the ideal person to help us drive sales at a time of rapid growth for Kaspersky Lab in North America.”
John Eddy, Vice President of Sales, Kaspersky Lab USA:
“Kaspersky Lab’s award-winning technology separates it from the anti-virus pack. Kaspersky is a dynamic company committed to providing customers with the best security software available. I am excited to contribute my security sales experience to increase Kaspersky’s customer base and ensure that its customers continue to receive the highest level of protection.”
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