Clearswift is about to enter a new era. We know that Heath Davies is the right person to lead us on that journey
London, UK (PRWEB UK) 18 October 2012
Heath is an international marketing and sales-led CEO. He spent nine years with IT Software and Services company Sword Group (EPA:SWP), where he led profitable revenue growth from £25m to over £150m. Prior to joining Clearswift, Heath was CEO of Alterian PLC (Lon:ALN) where he led the successful sale of the company to SDL PLC (Lon:SDL) at the beginning of this year.
Martin Leuw, Clearswift Chairman, comments: ‘We are extremely pleased to welcome Heath to Clearswift. He has a proven track record of profitable growth, mergers and acquisitions in the software and services sector internationally, with a particular focus on compliance, data and analytics. This fits extremely well with Clearswift’s product and acquisition strategy moving forward. Clearswift is set to enter a new era and we have big ambitions for the company; we know that Heath is the right person to lead Clearswift on that journey.’
Heath Davies said on his appointment: ‘Clearswift is a global company, leading the way in the digital security space due to its technological expertise, innovation and partner/client heritage. With security conscious organisations looking to protect their information assets, Clearswift offers a strong proposition with its comprehensive content inspection security solution, whilst still providing freedom of communication. Clearswift understands the importance of information governance, and that enterprises need a security solution that enables them to collaborate with partners, engage with customers and utilise the appropriate channels to do this – and I am looking forward to building the business from this platform.’
Heath will commence his role as CEO of Clearswift from 22 October 2012.
Clearswift’s content-aware, policy based solutions (Clearswift Secure Web Gateway, Clearswift Secure Email Gateway, MIMEsweeper for SMTP) enable over 17,000 organisations in 50 countries to manage and maintain no-compromise data, email and web security across all gateways and in all directions.
Clearswift developed many features the security industry now considers standard, such as image scanning, policy-based encryption and user-level message tracking. Clearswift’s content-aware solutions enable safe and effective communication without compromising on security.
Headquartered in Reading, UK, Clearswift operates out of offices based in regional hubs in Sydney, Australia; Munich, Germany; Tokyo, Japan; Madrid, Spain; and New Jersey, United States.
For more information please contact:
Sian Gaskell, Siobhan Eyres or Rebecca Kiely on:
+44 (0)186 9238089