|Wendy Dean has been appointed VP of Engineering
Sophos, a world leader in protecting businesses against viruses
and spam, has appointed Wendy Dean as Vice President of
Engineering. Based at the company's headquarters near Oxford, UK,
Dean will lead the company's multi-site development teams, ensuring
Sophos continues to deliver first-class security solutions to its
worldwide customer base.
"Wendy brings to Sophos the depth of knowledge critical to the
global development of our business," said Jan Hruska, CEO and
co-founder of Sophos. "With her experience in leading large
engineering teams dedicated to designing complex products on
multiple platforms, she will be filling a critical role in the
global senior management team."
During her distinguished career, Dean has held senior technology
and engineering positions with market-leading IT companies where
she gained expertise in managing complex and international
development projects. Dean joins Sophos after five years as
Engineering Director for Sun Microsystems.
"Customer satisfaction is a key ingredient of success, and this
means satisfying diverse worldwide requirements and delivering
high-quality innovative products in a timely manner," said Wendy
Dean. "I am delighted to be able to combine my experience in
engineering management with Sophos's strong research and
development focus to help the company achieve these goals and
continue to meet its aggressive business growth plans."