FireMon Appoints Christopher Brennan as Regional Director for DACH, Benelux, Eastern Europe and Turkey
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., and Munich, Germany October 30, 2015 – With plans to improve security management across central Europe, FireMon announced that it has appointed Dr. Christopher Brennan as Regional Director for DACH, Benelux, Turkey, Central and Eastern Europe. Brennan brings more than 17 years of industry experience to the role which will focus on geographic expansion in the EMEA region – specifically the German industry – and building the local team in Munich.
Brennan joins the FireMon team from Avid Technology where he served as the Regional Sales Director & Managing Director for DACH, Central & Eastern Europe and the Middle East. Prior to this, he spent time in sales and managerial roles at leading technology companies such as IBM, Microsoft and McAfee.
Brennan will lead the regional team from FireMon’s newly opened office in Munich, hiring key sales and support positions to help deliver high double digit growth in a key global market. The company, which recently sponsored a CISO Summit during the IT SA security conference in Nuremberg, Germany, has already experienced new sales and expanding interest for its flagship device and policy management platform, Security Manager, as well as a security data analysis software, Immediate Insight.
“I am excited to join a company that is dedicated to growth and expansion in the European market,” said Brennan of his appointment. “There is tremendous industry in Germany especially that has been untapped when it comes to security management. By investing in having a dedicated European team to work with our channel partners and prospective customers, FireMon is well positioned to leverage our market leading technology to help these companies evolve their security programs to meet the demands of a changing threat landscape.”
“Chris brings a tremendous amount of IT, security and central European business experience that we expect will help drive significant growth for FireMon ,” said Ottavio Camponeschi, Vice President – EMEA for FireMon. “I am confident that under his leadership, the team will deliver time and cost-saving solutions to organizations across the region, whilst also making them more secure.”
FireMon solutions deliver continuous visibility into and control over network security infrastructure, policies, and risk. Using the FireMon Security Intelligence Platform, today’s enterprise organizations, government agencies, and managed services providers dramatically improve effectiveness of network defenses, optimizing investments and speeding response to changing business demands. For more information, visit http://www.firemon.com.