BeyondTrust appoints Brent Thurrell as Vice President, EMEA & India
Latest executive appointment reflects company’s increasing global growth
BeyondTrust, London, UK – February 21, 2013 – BeyondTrust, the security industry's only provider of Context-Aware Security Intelligence, today announced that Brent Thurrell has been appointed Vice President for Europe, Middle East, Africa and India. This latest appointment reflects the company’s growth strategy for expanding its local presence into these regions. Over the past year, BeyondTrust has focused efforts on expanding its international partner network to provide customers the visibility and controls necessary to reduce their IT security risks while at the same time simplifying their compliance reporting.
Thurrell brings extensive experience in the information security industry, with particular strengths including channel management, customer growth strategies and identity management. He’s worked for BeyondTrust since early 2012, when he joined the company as Sales Director, EMEA and India.
“This is an exciting time to be spearheading BeyondTrust’s activities across these key regions,” said Thurrell. “The company’s vulnerability and privilege management portfolio now encompasses solutions across physical, virtual, mobile and cloud environments, giving our customers robust security options that help drive compliance, improve security and reduce expenditure.”
Prior to BeyondTrust, Thurrell held previous direct sales, account management and sales team management positions for Xerox and Capita in the UK. His experience includes the successful introduction and early stage growth of access governance vendor Aveksa and the Roles Based Access Control vendor Vaau (since acquired by Sun Microsystems) into the EMEA market.
BeyondTrust is the only security solution vendor providing Context-Aware Security Intelligence, giving customers the visibility and controls necessary to reduce their IT security risks, while at the same time simplifying their compliance reporting.
BeyondTrust offers consistent policy-driven vulnerability and privilege management, role-based access control, monitoring, logging, auditing and reporting to protect internal assets from the inside out. The company's products empower IT governance to strengthen security, improve productivity, drive compliance, and reduce expense across physical, virtual, mobile and cloud environments.
With more than 25 years of global success, BeyondTrust is the pioneer of both Threat Management and Privileged Identity Management (PIM) solutions for heterogeneous IT environments. More than half of the companies listed on the Dow Jones Industrial Average rely on BeyondTrust to secure their enterprises. Customers include eight of the world's 10 largest banks, eight of the world's 10 largest aerospace and defense firms, and 7 of the 10 largest U.S. pharmaceutical companies, as well as renowned universities across the globe.
Gutenberg Communications for BeyondTrust
Sarah Moss, Marketing Manager EMEA