Virsec Appoints Greg Kelton as Senior Regional Director for EMEA to Drive Next Stage of Growth Across the Region

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Virsec, the only company to full protect software at the workload while it is running via their Deterministic Protection Platform (DPP), today announced the appointment of Greg Kelton as the new Senior Regional Director for EMEA, an appointment which will help to drive growth and expansion for Virsec in a key region.

Greg is a hugely experienced software executive, with 11 successful exits and 20+ years of sales and general manager experience at over a dozen software companies building and managing high performance teams across the United States and Europe, resulting in initial public offering or acquisition. He also brings his invaluable expertise in launching and achieving strong revenue growth in the EMEA division of software companies, with technology sector experience across application security, legal compliance, CRM, analytics, application performance monitoring, and open source, to name but a few.

Greg's most recent positions were with Checkmarx, where he drove the expansion of secure coding in strategic accounts, and previously as managing director of EMEA for the open–source security division of Flexera, where he managed sales and customer success and led the go–to market effort, driving awareness of the company and vision as a keynote speaker at industry events.

"We're delighted to have Greg on board, bringing his wealth of industry and sales experience to Virsec at this crucial juncture," said Dave Furneaux, CEO of Virsec. "Greg's understanding of the market, and of the region, places us in a winning position to deliver our dynamic solutions and "first principles' approach to the EMEA market."

"I'm delighted to be joining the Virsec team and helping to deliver their EMEA goals," said Kelton. "Coming into Virsec at such a dynamic time when their innovative DPP solution has recently launched gives me an opportunity to work with a software protection tool that truly will be a game changer. I'm excited to have the opportunity to build the strength and presence of deterministic protection in EMEA."

This announcement comes at the beginning of a landmark year for Virsec, one in which they have already announced their "End to Attacks on Server Infrastructure' Deterministic Protection Platform (DPP), as well as the announcement of a new Chief Revenue Officer.

About Virsec
Virsec is on a mission to make security response obsolete. Taking a "first principles' approach to protection, Deterministic Protection Platform (DPP) by Virsec automatically and consistently maps exactly what your software is supposed to do and stops, in milliseconds, any deviations "" preventing attackers from leveraging vulnerabilities to execute control and run malicious code. DPP by Virsec is a proven technology that enables leading government and commercial organizations around the world to protect their server workloads, at runtime, against ransomware and other known and unknown threats, reduce operating costs and meet key compliance requirements. Virsec is headquartered in San Jose, California, with offices all over the world. For more information, please visit https://www.virsec.com.

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Media Contact:
Conor Heslin
Account Manager, Eskenzi PR for Virsec
conor@eskenzipr.com
0779541614


Bombardier Appoints Christophe Degoumois as Executive Advisor

MONTREAL, Feb. 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier is pleased to announce the appointment of Christophe Degoumois, a former senior sales leader with the company, to the role of independent Executive Advisor, assisting the management team in strategic projects.

Mr. Degoumois, who until recently was Vice President, Sales, International, at Bombardier, has over 17 years of experience with the company, and played a key role in instilling its customer–centric culture.

"The business aviation industry continues to perform well and to attract interest from around the world," said Eric Martel, President and Chief Executive Officer, Bombardier. "Christophe will bring valuable strategic insight to our leadership team as Bombardier executes its plan toward 2025 growth objectives, in this new era as a company focused on designing, delivering and servicing the world's best business jets."

Bombardier's leading portfolio of Challenger and Global business jets is well positioned to meet a growing demand for business aviation. Bombardier aircraft are sought–after around the world thanks to their performance, unmatched cabin experience and smooth ride.

About Bombardier

Bombardier is a global leader in aviation, focused on designing, manufacturing and servicing the world's most exceptional business jets. Bombardier's Challenger and Global aircraft families are renowned for their cutting–edge innovation, cabin design, performance and reliability. Bombardier has a worldwide fleet of approximately 5,000 aircraft in service with a wide variety of multinational corporations, charter and fractional ownership providers, governments and private individuals. Bombardier aircraft are also trusted around the world in special–mission roles.

Headquartered in Montral, Qubec, Bombardier operates aerostructure, assembly and completion facilities in Canada, the United States and Mexico. The company's robust customer support network includes facilities in strategic locations in the United States and Canada, as well as in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Switzerland, Italy, Austria, the UAE, Singapore, China and an Australian facility opening in 2022.

For corporate news and information, including Bombardier's Environmental, Social and Governance report, visit bombardier.com. Learn more about Bombardier's industry–leading products and customer service network at businessaircraft.bombardier.com. Follow us on Twitter @Bombardier.

Bombardier, Challenger and Global are registered or unregistered trademarks of Bombardier Inc or its subsidiaries.

For Information
Louise Solomita
Bombardier
514–855–5001, ext. 25148
Louise.Solomita@aero.bombardier.com


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