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Acronis Appoints Vice President of Sales to Catalyse Growth in Asia
Hong Kong, 6th April 2011 - Acronis, a leading provider of easy-to-use backup, recovery and security solutions for physical, virtual and cloud environments, today announced the appointment of Robert Yang as Vice President of Sales for Asia. Robert’s responsibilities will include overseeing business directions and go-to-market strategies, as well as maintaining Acronis’ strong presence in the SMB marketplace across Asia region.
Robert brings with him more than 20 years of experience in the United States and Asia Pacific region, with excellent track record in cultivating sales, strategising channel developments and growing market shares across verticals in high growth organisations such as Teleplan, Hitachi Data Systems and Seagate.
‘I am joining Acronis at the strategic intersection where it is expanding the capabilities of its backup and recovery solutions as a leading provider for the SMB markets. I'm looking forward to working with the local expert teams and channels to continue to create compelling business value and find better and faster ways to deliver our solutions to our customers.’ Robert Yang said.
In announcing Robert Yang’s appointment, Bill Taylor-Mountford, President for Acronis APAC said: ‘There are very significant opportunities for Acronis in this region and Robert is an excellent and welcome addition to the team. With his extensive experience in the storage business and travels around the APAC region, Acronis will consolidate our leadership position with SMBs in this region and seize upstream opportunities.’
Robert has a degree in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering from the Cornell University and is certified in Six Sigma with a Brown Belt.
Acronis is a global provider of leading backup, disaster recovery, and secure file sharing and file access solutions. Founded in 2002 Acronis has established itself as a fast-growing international company with more than 700 employees in 18 countries and partners in almost every country in the world. Acronis provides complete, efficient and reliable backup solutions for desktop, server, virtual and cloud environments as well as leading file sharing and sync solutions for mobile devices.
Acronis knows backup. The proof is in the more than 50 advanced backup and recovery technologies developed to date. Over 4.5 million consumers, small and medium businesses and service providers employ Acronis products to protect their critical data.
The company’s flagship product Acronis Backup & Recovery delivers sophisticated technology solutions packaged in an easy-to-use way that allows smaller companies to address their new enterprise-level requirements. Enterprises also use Acronis solutions to address their point disaster recovery, migration and end-point backup needs.
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