Mike McGuinness has been appointed Senior Vice President of
worldwide sales and field operations.
BOSTON, Mass. - May 19, 2008 - IT security and control firm
Sophos today announced the appointment of Michael McGuinness to
Senior Vice President of worldwide sales and field operations.
McGuinness will assume responsibility for the company's global
sales and sales support organizations as well as its worldwide
subsidiary operations. In this newly-created position, McGuinness
will be charged with managing Sophos's rapid, global sales and
organizational growth while identifying new ways to accelerate the
company's success in key markets worldwide.
A seasoned leader with over 20 years of executive leadership,
Michael McGuinness most recently held CEO positions at PanGo
Networks and NuGenesis Technologies. Earlier in his career,
McGuinness was instrumental in building the sales organization at
Parametric Technology Corporation (PTC) from its first sale to
annual revenues surpassing $800 million. McGuinness ultimately held
the position of senior vice president, worldwide sales and
distribution during PTC's most successful years of growth.
"Michael's appointment to this newly-created position marks
another milestone at Sophos," said Steve Munford, CEO at Sophos.
"Michael has a proven track record as an accomplished executive
with deep expertise in sales and general management. He will be an
excellent addition to our team, especially at a time when the
industry has recognized Sophos as a new global leader in enterprise
Based in Sophos North American headquarters, McGuinness will
report directly to CEO Steve Munford.