CyberArk Appoints Rich Turner as Vice President of Sales for EMEA
Turner Joins CyberArk to Accelerate Privileged Account Security Adoption;
Brings Deep Sales and Channel Experience with Global Security Organizations
NEWTON, Mass. and PETACH TIKVAH, Israel – January 31, 2018 –CyberArk (NASDAQ: CYBR), the global leader in privileged account security, today announced Rich Turner as vice president of sales for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). With more than 20 years of experience, Turner is responsible for executing strategic sales and channel initiatives to drive growth and expand market opportunities for the industry-leading CyberArk Privileged Account Security Solution.
“Rich brings strong sales and operational discipline, regional market expertise and deep security industry knowledge to CyberArk,” said Ron Zoran, chief revenue officer at CyberArk. “He’s an important addition to our team, and we look forward to building on Rich’s leadership experience to further expand CyberArk’s reach, strengthen our channel strategy and accelerate customer adoption of the CyberArk Privileged Account Security Solution as a critical layer of IT security.”
Turner has broad security industry experience gained from multiple leadership and sales positions. In addition to board-level roles at technology and investment businesses, Turner served as president of EMEA at FireEye where he led record quarters and delivered significant year-over-year growth. Previously, Turner was chief executive at Clearswift Systems, one of the largest security software firms in the UK. At Clearswift, Turner drove consecutive years of subscription revenue growth and improved operating margins; led the sale of the company to Lyceum Capital; and earned leadership recognition from SC Magazine. Prior to Clearswift, Turner spent more than 10 years at RSA, the Security Division of EMC, where he held several senior management positions including vice president EMEA, vice president EMEA and Asia Pacific, and vice president worldwide channels.
“This role at CyberArk represents an exciting opportunity to work with the only company to provide a proactive cyber security solution that enables organizations to reduce the attack surface,” said Turner. “With increasing investments in cloud technologies and DevOps processes across vertical industries and markets, organizations seeking to improve risk management recognize privileged account security as a priority to better protect against increasingly damaging cyber attacks.”
CyberArk (NASDAQ: CYBR) is the global leader in privileged account security, a critical layer of IT security to protect data, infrastructure and assets across the enterprise, in the cloud and throughout the DevOps pipeline. CyberArk delivers the industry’s most complete solution to reduce risk created by privileged credentials and secrets. The company is trusted by the world’s leading organizations, including more than 50 percent of the Fortune 100, to protect against external attackers and malicious insiders. A global company, CyberArk is headquartered in Petach Tikva, Israel, with U.S. headquarters located in Newton, Mass. The company also has offices throughout the Americas, EMEA, Asia Pacific and Japan. To learn more about CyberArk, visit www.cyberark.com, read the CyberArk blogs or follow on Twitter via @CyberArk, LinkedIn or Facebook.
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