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08 Jul 2002

Sophos CEOs named "Business Person of the Year"

Oxfordshire

Dr Jan Hruska and Dr Peter Lammer, joint CEOs and founders of Sophos, have been jointly named as "Business Person of the Year" at the Oxfordshire Business Awards 2002.

Stephen Dexter, senior partner at Grant Thornton, handed the award to Jan Hruska at a gala evening in Oxford on Friday night in front of hundreds of members of the Oxfordshire business community.

The award presentation is the latest in a long line of achievements for Sophos, which was recently awarded with two Queen's Awards for Enterprise and named as Company of the Year at the CBI Growing Business Awards.

Dr Hruska said he was delighted to receive the accolade, which was a credit to all the staff.

Sophos was praised for developing and implementing successful business solutions and having taken active steps to exceed customer expectations.

About Sophos

More than 100 million users in 150 countries rely on Sophos as the best protection against complex threats and data loss. Sophos is committed to providing complete security solutions that are simple to deploy, manage, and use and that deliver the industry's lowest total cost of ownership. Sophos offers award-winning encryption, endpoint security, web, email, mobile and network security solutions backed by SophosLabs - a global network of threat intelligence centers.

Sophos is headquartered in Boston, US and Oxford, UK. More information is available at www.sophos.com.