VirtualArmour strengthens sales leadership with new appointment

VANCOUVER, Jan. 17, 2017 /CNW/ - Premier Managed Services Provider, VirtualArmour International Inc. (the "Company") (CSE:VAI), is pleased to announce the appointment of Russ Ambrust to its senior executive team as Vice President of Sales.

Mr. Ambrust comes to the role with over 20 years of experience within world-class technology firms operating across several major industries. He was formally VP of Business Development at Axis Technical where he played a key role in driving record business executing company sales and marketing plans. Prior to that, he held senior leadership positions at Seeing Machines and Newmont Mining Corporation.

In his role at VirtualArmour, Mr. Ambrust will look to take advantage of a fast-growing international market for outsourced network and security services and utilize his deep industry experience to drive business development opportunities for the Company across North America and Europe.

Mr. Ambrust said "VirtualArmour is in an enviable position. It's able to provide an industry-leading service which expertly addresses the needs of a rapidly growing number of global businesses. I'm incredibly excited to be joining the Company at this time and helping to drive it forward to even greater success."

"The Managed Services business is evolving quickly and with it, the way in which we work with clients, partners and prospects," said Matthew Brennan, President of VirtualArmour. "Our success in safeguarding our clients against growing threats is dependent on the relationships we establish from the very beginning. Russ's deep industry expertise enables him to quickly understand how to assist clients in running their businesses more securely and efficiently and will allow us to bring increased value to current clients as well as to further escalate our business development activity."

About VirtualArmour

VirtualArmour is a multi-national managed services and cybersecurity company that delivers solutions to help enterprises build, monitor, maintain and secure their networks from cloud to core. VirtualArmour services run 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, 365 days per year through its primary security operations center ("SOC") located in Middlesbrough, U.K. and a secondary SOC located in Salt Lake City, Utah. VirtualArmour uses best-in-breed partnerships to provide solutions for customers that are affordable, reliable, scalable, and backed by industry leading customer service and experience. VirtualArmour customers include a 13-location data center provider, a Fortune 100 oil and gas company, multiple service providers with presences throughout the United States, and household name enterprise organizations. Further information about the Company is available under its profile on the SEDAR website, www.sedar.com, on the CSE website, www.thecse.com, and on its website www.virtualarmour.com.  

Forward-Looking Information:

This press release may include forward-looking information within the meaning of Canadian securities legislation. The forward-looking information is based on certain key expectations and assumptions made by the management of VirtualArmour. Although VirtualArmour believes that the expectations and assumptions on which such forward-looking information is based are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on the forward-looking information as VirtualArmour cannot provide any assurance that it will prove to be correct. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this press release and VirtualArmour disclaims any intent or obligation to update publicly any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or results or otherwise, other than as required by applicable securities laws.

SOURCE VirtualArmour

For further information: Company Contact: Matthew Brennan, President, Office: 720-398-5873, Matthew.Brennan@VirtualArmour.com; Nick Dinsmoor, Vice President Marketing and Business Development, Office: 720-644-0913, nick.dinsmoor@virtualarmour.com; Media Relations Contact: Josh Stanbury, Office: 416 628 7441, josh@sjspr.co.uk; Investor Relations Contact: Babak Pedram, Office: 416-644-5081, bpedram@virtusadvisory.com

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