Corero Network Security an organisation’s First Line of Defense announced that it has appointed Paul Lawrence as Vice President, International Operations. With more than 30 years experience in the IT industry, Lawrence will work closely with customers and partners and will be responsible for the implementation of a new business development and channel strategy across EMEA and Asia.
Lawrence previously held management positions in leading companies such as Barracuda Networks, Response Data Communications and AirTight Networks, driving significant revenue growth and improving business performance to ensure market leadership. He also served as the VP and General Manager, EMEA and Asia, at Top Layer Networks, which was acquired by Corero in February 2011.
“I’m delighted to be joining the team at Corero, which is delivering the right solution at the right time. The DDoS market is undergoing exponential growth and as a result Corero is experiencing growing demand for its solutions.” said Lawrence. “I will be working closely with our sales teams and our partners to fortify the foundations of the company’s channel strategy, enhancing business processes and the winning strategies to provide organisations with proactive, dynamic protection against this increasing threat.”
“As the First Line of Defence, Corero uses advanced, next generation technology to stop all forms of DDoS attack, protect infrastructure and eliminate costly downtime,” Lawrence added.
Marty Meyer, Corero’s CEO, said: “Paul’s extensive knowledge of the market and deep experience will be invaluable to our European and Asian operations as we develop our solutions and services to help customers combat the latest cyber security threats.” He added, “Paul has a proven track record of strategic planning and the application of strategies that will help us meet the increasing demand we are seeing internationally. Paul’s knowledge of Corero’s rich technology history will be a huge benefit in developing partner and sales initiatives and I look forward to working with him to develop these new programs.”