New Channel Manager will Increase Kaspersky Lab' Channel Presence

15 Aug 2003
Business News

Kaspersky Lab announces John Mitchell's appointmentCulham Innovation Centre, UK (15th August 2003) - Kaspersky Lab UK today announced the appointment of John Mitchell as UK Channel Manager. John's initial focus will be to reinforce Kaspersky Lab' presence within the channel by developing and expanding strategic partnerships. In addition, he will be responsible for assisting distributors to grow their reseller base and increase sales of Kaspersky Lab' award-winning product range. John Mitchell brings with him a wealth of experience of channel management from both a vendor and a distributor perspective. Over the past eight years he has worked for several companies in channel IT security focused roles, including Anixter Distribution and Stonesoft. His knowledge of the security marketplace will be of great benefit to Kaspersky Lab as it strengthens its position as a leading information security vendor. Sveta Ivanova, Managing Director of Kaspersky Lab UK comments, 'John's business expertise, market knowledge and proven track record of success will provide a strong contribution to Kaspersky Lab' growth, we are delighted to have him on board.' 'This is a great time to be joining Kaspersky Lab,' says John Mitchell. 'The company's superior technology advantage, combined with its commitment to the channel makes it an exciting proposition. I look forward to making a significant contribution to ensure Kaspersky Lab continues to have the profile and success it deserves in the UK.' About Kaspersky Lab Kaspersky Lab is an international software-development company offering advanced products that protect a wide spectrum of customers, from home users to enterprise-wide networks, against viruses, hackers and spam. For fourteen straight years the company has waged a battle against computer viruses, and in doing so has gained unique knowledge and skills that have led to Kaspersky Lab becoming a technology leader and acknowledged expert in the development of virus defences. Media Contacts Sarah Buttery
Kaspersky Lab UK
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Sara Claridge
Marylebone Media Relations
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