Fortify Software has announced the appointment of John True as chief operating officer.


As COO, True will oversee the company's global sales, services and channel organisations and be responsible for expanding Fortify's network of integration, outsourcing and consulting partners.


True most recently served as vice president of the Americas for Equallogic, and previously was executive vice president of worldwide sales at Ariba.


John M. Jack, president and CEO of Fortify, said: “John's expertise and field leadership will help us continue to accelerate revenue growth and market leadership as we secure our customers' business-critical software against malicious attack."