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ANZ Success Leads to Global Channel Role for Nimmity Zappert

  • 07 September, 2004 11:34

<p>Sophos appoints new Channel Marketing Manager to drive global campaigns</p>
<p>Sophos, a world leader in protecting businesses against spam and viruses, has appointed Nimmity Zappert to the position of Channel Marketing Manager. Based at Sophos's UK headquarters in Abingdon, Zappert joins Sophos HQ with a wealth of experience of developing and driving channel initiatives. Prior to this appointment, Zappert was Channel Sales Manager at the Australian Sophos office where she was responsible for growing the local reseller base from 40 to 240 partners. B efore joining Sophos in 2000, Zappert was developing channel initiatives for Cable &amp; Wireless Optus.</p>
<p>As Channel Marketing Manager, Zappert will be responsible for increasing the support structure for the Sophos Partner Program, Sophos's initiative to reward resellers which are committed to promoting the company and its products. In her new position Zappert will be tasked with driving the global elements of the Partner Program, ensuring consistency across all regions while looking at how Sophos can find new and exciting ways to market its anti-virus and anti-spam solutions in collaboration with local channel partners.</p>
<p>"As Sophos continues to grow, we wanted to put in place some experienced and knowledgeable candidates to ensure our approach remains fresh and consistent throughout all our subsidiaries across the world," said Jan Hruska, CEO and co-founder for Sophos. "Sophos's commitment to the channel means that Zappert's new role is central to the success of our business. Her impressive track record in Australia means we are confident she will add value to the service we already offer our resellers and partners around the world."</p>
<p>"I am delighted to be working with the Sophos global team," said Zappert. "My experience with working with a Sophos subsidiary will be invaluable in helping me drive the Partner Program on an international level."</p>
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<p>Notes for Editors.</p>
<p>About Sophos.
Sophos is a world leading computer security specialist, developing anti-virus and anti-spam software. Sophos is headquartered in the UK and protects more than 25 million users across all types of organisations, including small- to medium-sized businesses, large corporations, banks, governments and educational institutions against viruses and spam. The company is acclaimed for delivering the highest level of customer satisfaction and protection in the industry. Sophos's products, backed by 24 hour support are sold and supported in more than 150 countries.</p>
<p>Sophos's regional head office for Australia and New Zealand is in Sydney and hosts one of the company's three Computer Virus Research and Development Laboratories to provide global support services.</p>
<p>http://www.sophos.com.au</p>
<p>FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
Rob Forsyth (rob.forsyth@sophos.com.au) is available for comment:
+61 2 9409 9100 (tel)
+61 2 9409 9191 (fax)</p>
<p>Sophos's press contact at Gotley Nix Evans is:
Michael Henderson (sophos@gne.com.au)
+61 2 9957 5555 (tel)
+61 413 054 738 (mobile)
+61 2 9957 5575 (fax)</p>

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