Sunbelt Software Enhances Management Team with the Addition of Bill Emerick

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Former Sophos executive named to the newly created position of vice president of product management and operations

Sunbelt Software, a leading provider of Windows security software, today announced the appointment of software and security veteran Bill Emerick to the newly created position of vice president of product management and operations. In this role, Emerick, who most recently served as vice president of product management at Sophos, will report directly to Sunbelt's CEO Alex Eckelberry.

"Bill is a veteran of the security industry and he has extensive experience in contributing to the success of high growth companies," said Sunbelt CEO, Alex Eckelberry. "We look forward to Bill's strategic insight and leadership as Sunbelt continues to expand."

As vice president of product management and operations, Emerick will leverage his 20 years of experience in technology leadership positions to oversee Sunbelt's entire product line including VIPRE®, the company's flagship next-generation anti-malware offering. In addition, Emerick will have management responsibilities for the company's customer support and IT organizations.

Prior to Sunbelt, Emerick held multiple positions at Sophos, including vice president of product management and vice president of development. Previously, he was co-founder, CTO and SVP of engineering for network access control company ENDFORCE (acquired by Sophos) and led the product and service development activities and staffs at both UUNET and CompuServe Network Services. He also served as vice president of engineering at TechSmith.

"As the level and sophistication of Internet threats continues to increase, both home and business users require highly effective and easy-to-manage PC security," said Bill Emerick. "Sunbelt is at the forefront of the market with its VIPRE offering and well positioned to meet this demand. I look forward to contributing to Sunbelt's award-winning consumer and enterprise security product lines."

About Sunbelt Software:
Headquartered in Tampa Bay (Clearwater), Fla., Sunbelt Software was founded in 1994 and is a leading provider of Windows security software including enterprise antivirus, antispyware, email security, and malware analysis tools. Leading products include the VIPRE® and CounterSpy® product lines, Ninja™ Email Security, Sunbelt Exchange Archiver™, CWSandbox™, and ThreatTrack™.

For more information about Sunbelt Software, please visit the company's website at: . To learn more about current activities, products, and ideas at Sunbelt Software, please visit Sunbelt's corporate blog at To view this release online, go to .

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