VANCOUVER, May 11, 2015 /CNW/ - Absolute® Software Corporation (TSX: ABT), the industry standard for persistent endpoint security and data risk management solutions for computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones, today announced that Thierry Regnier will join Absolute Software as vice president, Sales for Asia Pacific and Japan on June 1, 2015.
A seasoned entrepreneurial leader, Mr. Regnier will lead the strategic direction and development of Absolute in Asia Pacific to grow a sustainable, international presence for the company.
"The Asia Pacific region represents an important growth opportunity for Absolute. Realizing its enormous potential is a critical strategic priority," said Geoff Haydon, chief executive officer, Absolute Software. "Thierry has an impressive and proven track record in the region. We are pleased to have him to help us deepen our presence and propel our growth."
Regnier joins Absolute Software following several key leadership roles at Dell, most recently as global alliances & partner marketing director for Asia Pacific, where he was responsible for developing strategic partnerships and facilitating profitable growth in the region. During his tenure at Dell, Regnier also served as director for Dell's security software, SonicWALL, where he scaled the operation to a multi-million dollar business within 18 months. Prior to joining Dell, Regnier held leadership positions at HP, Xerox, and Carrefour.
"There is a clear need for organizations to implement more comprehensive security solutions," said Regnier. "With its unique Persistence technology, Absolute has demonstrated a commitment to helping organizations in Asia Pacific to enhance their security infrastructure and I look forward to a successful future working with this dynamic team."
About Absolute Software
Absolute Software Corporation (TSX: ABT) is the industry standard in persistent endpoint security and data risk management solutions for computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones. Persistence® technology from Absolute provides organizations with visibility and control over all of their devices, regardless of user or location. If an Absolute software client is removed from an endpoint, it will automatically reinstall so IT can secure each device and the sensitive data it contains. No other technology can do this. Absolute is positioned on three Gartner, Inc. Magic Quadrants - the Magic Quadrant for Client Management Tools (CMT), the Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) and the Magic Quadrant for Content-Aware Data Loss Prevention. Absolute is one of only four vendors to be recognized on both the CMT and EMM Magic Quadrants. Persistence technology is embedded in the firmware of computers, netbooks, tablets and smartphones by global leaders, including Acer, ASUS, Dell, Fujitsu, HP, Lenovo, Microsoft, Motion, Panasonic, Samsung, and Toshiba, and the Company has reselling partnerships with these OEMs and others, including Apple. For more information about Absolute Software, visit www.absolute.com.
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