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Secunia Appoints Jack Wilson as Vice President and General Manager of North America

Vulnerability Management Firm Taps Technology Industry Veteran to Lead Aggressive North American Expansion Efforts

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Secunia, the leading provider of IT security solutions for vulnerability management, today announced the appointment of technology industry veteran Jack Wilson as Vice President and General Manager of North America. Wilson will drive Secunia's North American sales strategy, execution and expansion.

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Wilson brings more than 25 years of experience and leadership to Secunia. He was most recently with cloud platform provider Covisint where he served as Vice President of Global Sales. He was also part of the executive team that successfully took the company public in August 2013. Prior to Covisint, Wilson was Vice President, EMEA at Oracle where he was responsible for all Oracle SaaS products throughout Eastern Europe, Africa, Asia Pacific and South America.

"Jack brings to Secunia a proven capability to quickly build customer- and market-focused sales teams that drive growth and profitability while increasing shareholder value," said Peter Colsted, CEO of Secunia. "His experience in leading go-to-market efforts for technology companies, particularly startup and growth organizations, will be a great asset to our team."

Additionally Wilson has more than 20 years in extensive IT sales and sales management experience, holding numerous management positions with Fortune 500 companies including Xerox, Sun Microsystems, EMC and StorageTek.  He also serves on the board of directors at Photel Customer Experience and on the board of advisors with EasyTalk Communications.

"I'm excited about the opportunity to join one of the most recognized and respected global leaders in vulnerability management," said Wilson. "Secunia's vulnerability platform lives at the intersection of the most important markets and trends in technology today. I look forward to working with the Secunia team and our customers to realize our tremendous potential for growth in the North American market."

About Secunia
Founded in 2002, Secunia is a leading provider of IT security solutions that help businesses and private individuals globally manage and control vulnerability threats, risks across their networks, and end-points. This is enabled by Secunia's award-winning Vulnerability Intelligence, Vulnerability Assessment, and Patch Management solutions that ensure optimal and cost-effective protection of critical information assets.

Secunia plays an important role in the IT security ecosystem, and is the preferred supplier for enterprises and government agencies worldwide, counting Fortune 500 and Global 2000 businesses among its customer base. Secunia is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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