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VANCOUVER, Aug. 15, 2016 /CNW/ - VirtualArmor International Inc. ("VirtualArmor" or the "Company") (CSE: VAI) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has approved the promotion of Matthew Brennan to President, effective August 15, 2016. Mr. Brennan previously served as Vice President of Sales.
Mr. Brennan is heavily experienced within the cybersecurity industry bringing 20 years of sales & operational experience to his new role. He has held previous titles such as Founder, Director, Sales Manager and Sales Executive.
"Matthew has made significant contributions since joining the VirtualArmor team and we are fortunate to have access to his unique skill set and depth of knowledge," commented Todd Kannegieter, CEO, who will vacate the position of President to allow for Mr. Brennan's promotion. "Under the sales leadership of Mr. Brennan the company has experienced rapid growth, which includes customer growth of 52% and overall revenues growing 161% during the 2012-2015 period."
"I have had the pleasure of working with Matthew since he came on board and am confident he is the right person to drive our expansion beyond just the American marketplace," continued Todd Kannegieter, CEO.
In this new role, Mr. Brennan will be responsible for the day to day operations of the Company. He will be responsible for increasing overall revenue growth, broadening the solutions VirtualArmor offers and streamlining operational efficiencies in the business. Additionally, Mr. Brennan will work with Mr. Kannegieter and the Board to begin expanding the Company into the international marketplace.
Mr. Brennan holds a Bachelor of Science, Psychology from Texas Christian University.
VirtualArmor is a cybersecurity company that delivers solutions to help enterprises build, monitor, maintain and secure their networks from cloud to core. As a managed security services provider, VirtualArmor's 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. Each member of VirtualArmor's team supports the three main facets of its business: managed services, professional services, and hardware sales, by handling the design, configuration and installation of advanced network and cloud architecture solutions. VirtualArmor uses best-in-breed partnerships to provide solutions for customers that are affordable, highly reliable, scalable, and backed by thorough knowledge of the related technologies, products, and platforms. VirtualArmor has secured partnerships with established technology businesses specializing in network appliances, software, and systems and provides its services to the mid- to large- enterprise and service provider markets. VirtualArmor 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 located primarily in the western United States. 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, http://www.virtualarmor.com/.
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 VirtualArmor. Although VirtualArmor 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 VirtualArmor cannot provide any assurance that it will prove to be correct. Forward-looking statements in this press release include that VirtualArmor will increase its revenue, offer expanded solutions, streamline its operational efficiencies and expand the Company into the international marketplace. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this press release and VirtualArmor 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.
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For further information: Company Contact: Todd Kannegieter, Chief Executive Officer, Office: 720-961-3304, [email protected]; Investor Relations Contact: Babak Pedram, Office: 416-644-5081, [email protected]