Sophos selects top performer to lead North American sales growth

August 12, 2002 Sophos Press Release

Anti-virus leader names Mark Hatton Vice President of Sales of North American operations


Lynnfield, MA - Sophos, a world leader in corporate anti-virus solutions, today announced the appointment of senior executive, Mark Hatton to vice president of North American sales. Mark assumes his position today.

"North America plays a key role in Sophos's overall revenue target," said Mark Forrest, director of global sales and marketing. "We selected Mark Hatton because he possesses strong leadership qualities and is well-versed in helping organizations achieve and surpass revenue objectives."

Hatton has held numerous leadership roles throughout his 14-year career where he has developed diverse general management, sales and operations experience with companies ranging from venture capital backed early stage software companies to a Fortune 500 information technology services and distribution company. Most recently, Hatton was vice president, worldwide sales at Tilion, Inc. There he developed and implemented a sales team, compensation plans, strategic sales plan, as well as product positioning.

"Sophos has an amazing reputation in the anti-virus industry worldwide," said Mark Hatton, vice president of North American sales at Sophos. "The company has continuously upheld its values by producing first-class products, backed with exceptional customer service, which has helped maintain its loyal, steadily growing client-base. I look forward to contributing to Sophos's profitability and growth."

Hatton earned a bachelor's degree from Westfield State College.