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Acronis ANZ Appoints Business Development Manager

Acronis has appointed Lachlan Everett as Business Development Manager to drive corporate licence revenues for the Australian and New Zealand markets.
  • 17 August, 2009 12:48

<p>Everett brings with him six years sales experience in the IT sector, especially with SMB and large corporate accounts. As Business Development Manager, Everett will be responsible for developing end user and partner lead management processes, while engaging with the partners to reinforce the Acronis message.</p>
<p>“Lachlan’s appointment is in line with our rapid growth in the first half year. It reflects the confidence of the company and continuous investment in the ANZ markets,” said Bill Taylor-Mountford, General Manager for Acronis Australia and New Zealand. “Lachlan joins us at a time when we are in a fantastic position to move aggressively into a broader market. A market that encompasses the medium and large corporate customers that can all now benefit from our new product range, Acronis Backup &amp; Recovery 10. We know that Lachlan has the skills and experience to make the business even more successful.”</p>
<p>Prior to joining Acronis, Everett was the National Sales Manager for StayinFront Group, where he strategically grew the business in several key market verticals. His prominent work in many sales force effectiveness projects got him promoted to Business Development Manager for StayinFront Group early this year. Everett has also held various sales positions in global software vendors like Symantec, Bright Mail and Trend Micro.</p>
<p>Acronis has experienced impressive growth since the office was opened in April 2007. It has boosted the number of channel partners with the launch of a local partner program and the partner portal early this year. Last month, Acronis introduced the latest backup solution, Acronis Backup &amp; Recovery 10, which features data deduplication, agent-less virtualisation support and centralised management capabilities, targeting the SMB and the enterprise markets.</p>
<p>About Acronis</p>
<p>Acronis is a global provider of storage management software that enables corporations and individuals to move, manage and maintain digital assets. Acronis sells innovative solutions for disaster recovery, server consolidation and virtualisation migration, which allow users to maintain business continuity and reduce downtime in computing environments. Acronis software products are sold in more than 180 countries and are available in 13 languages. For additional information, please visit www.acronis.com.au.</p>

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