Kaspersky Lab Realigns Latin America Business Unit to Better Serve Partners in the Region
Abelino “Al” Ochoa is Appointed
Managing Director of Kaspersky Lab for the Region
Miami, FL, June 1st, 2011 - - Kaspersky
a leading developer of secure content and threat management solutions,
announced the realignment of Kaspersky Lab Latin America. The new structure
reinforces the company’s commitment to the region and will be focused on the development of customer solutions and value-added partner
programs specific to Latin America.
the realignment, Kaspersky Lab Latin America becomes part of the company’s
Emerging Markets Division, headed by Garry Kondakov, executive vice-president
of Emerging Markets.
to Kaspersky Lab’s operational results for 2010*, the company experienced
significant growth in the Americas region, including the USA, North and South
America, which saw growth of 68 percent and revenues of $134 million.
Ochoa, formerly director of consumer sales, has been appointed managing
director for the region. Since joining Kaspersky Lab in 2010, Al has
been responsible for driving the sales growth of consumer products in Latin
America and has significantly contributed to the annual growth in total revenue
across all consumer channels as well as units. Under his direction and
supervision of a highly dedicated team of sales managers and value-added
distribution partners, Kaspersky claimed the number one retail position in many
markets across the region.
Lab also announced the following appointments in the region:
Eljo Aragao and Hugo Avendano, country managers for
Brazil and Mexico, respectively, have acquired more responsibilities in their
roles. Both will now be in charge of supervising all business teams as well as
all channel activities in their markets.
Dan Molina has been appointed director of business
development for Latin America, where he will be responsible for all sales, operations and activities (both in B2B and B2C) for all the countries in
the region (with the exception of Brazil and Mexico).
Luis Guisasola has been appointed marketing director
for Latin America and will supervise a team responsible for all marketing
initiatives in the region.
Alfredo Iglesias has been appointed director of support
and services for Latin America and will supervise the systems engineering team
in the region.
Garry Kondakov, executive vice-president of Emerging Markets,
realignment of our business unit in the region represents the next step of
Kaspersky Lab’s development, where Latin America will play a key role within
the emerging markets territories to help strengthen
the company’s overall position in the global IT security market. This new structure allows our executives in the region to
better focus on our partners and develop business opportunities that are in
line with local market needs.”
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