Movers and Makers: January-February 2015

Giovanni Buttarelli
Giovanni Buttarelli

»Giovanni Buttarelli becomes Europe's new data protection watchdog, with his role as the next European data protection supervisor (EDPS). His assistant supervisor will be Wojciech Rafa Wiewiórowski.

»KPMG has completed the acquisition of P3, a privately-owned German cyber-security firm offering risk management services across fixed and mobile networks.

» Lookout added Aaron Cockerill and David Helfer to its leadership team, as vice president of enterprise product and vice president of worldwide channel development respectively.

»Technology services company, Telent, will acquire Telindus UK, in a deal that will bring additional multi-vendor capability and accredited engineers into the Telent fold.

»After nearly 12 years at McAfee, Bryan Barney joins Sophos as senior vice president and general manager, running network security. The company also added Karl Heinz Warum, previously of Dell, as regional vice president of sales for much of Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

»MetricStream adds to its executive leadership team with the appointment of French Caldwell as chief evangelist. Caldwell is former vice president and Gartner fellow at Gartner Inc.

»Cheryl Martin became partner at EY within its financial services IT Security and cyber-risk practice. Martin joins from CGI (previously Logica), where she led their UK cyber-security practice.

»Enterprise data security company, Vormetric, joined the McAfee security innovation alliance (SIA) programme as a sales teaming partner and has completed integration with McAfee database activity monitoring (DAM) and McAfee enterprise security manager (ESM).

»ICT services and solutions provider, Dimension Data, brings Simon Haydn-Lee aboard as head of public sector to oversee strategic direction and growth of the group's UK public sector business. Haydn-Lee was previously at NextiraOne, which Dimension Data acquired last February.

»Salman Rauf, formerly regional vp sales HCM of Infor, joins the senior leadership team at Sword Achiever.

»Cloud-based email security firm, Mailprotector, is launching in the UK and across EMEA. Headed by Scott Tyson, sales director EMEA, and partnering with EAC Network Solutions in the UK, the company is planning to acquire fifty new partners in the UK by the end of 2015.