Druva Appoints Mark Tacy as Vice President of Sales to Enhance Sales Worldwide

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Experienced Executive to Bring Sales Leadership and Build Global Sales Team for Rapidly Growing Developer of Enterprise Endpoint Data Protection

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Druva, a pioneer in enterprise endpoint data protection and retrieval, today announced the appointment of Mark Tacy as vice president of sales. Tacy will be responsible for developing Druva's global sales strategy and sales infrastructure, while developing the sales team. Tacy will report to Chairman and CEO Jaspreet Singh.

“Mark has a tremendous track record in building a team from the ground up, bringing financial success to every organization he has worked for thus far,” said Singh. “Since our founding in 2007, we have acquired more than 1,000 customers, and we are protecting more than 500,000 endpoints globally. Mark has the essential sales skills and leadership qualities to build on our momentum and take us forward through the next stage of our rapid growth.”

Tacy brings over 20 years of strong leadership, successful sales management, direct sales, business development and sales operations experience to his new position. Prior to joining Druva, Tacy was vice president of sales at Baynote, a leading provider of personalized customer experience solutions for multi-channel retailers. In his role, Tacy built and managed the global direct sales team, including sales operations and market development, growing revenues by 300 percent and helping the company achieve a market leadership position in its category. Previously, Tacy was vice president of sales and business operations for SAP's Governance Risk and Compliance Division. Prior to SAP, Tacy was vice president of sales and sales operations at Virsa Systems, where he was instrumental in driving the worldwide sales growth that resulted in a highly successful acquisition of Virsa Systems by SAP. Tacy also served as senior director, sales operations, at diCarta, Inc., and the director, worldwide corporate sales, at Interwoven, Inc.

Mark holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree (Management and Marketing) from the University of Portland in Portland, Oregon.

About Druva
Druva provides advanced enterprise data protection solutions for data at the edge of corporate networks. Its unique application-aware deduplication technology delivers 10-times-faster backups and 90-percent reduction in storage requirements. The company’s flagship product, inSync, is a highly scalable, WAN-optimized solution designed from the ground up for laptop computers. Founded in 2007, Druva has over 1,000 customers across 42 countries and maintains offices in the United States, India and the United Kingdom. Druva is privately held and backed by Nexus Venture Partners and Sequoia Capital. Information on Druva is available at http://www.druva.com.

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