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McAfee, Inc. announces appointment of Philippe Adam as Vice President of EMEA Marketing

(PresseBox) (Unterschleißheim, ) McAfee, Inc. today announces that Philippe Adam has been appointed as vice president of EMEA Marketing. Adam joins McAfee from Oracle, where he has held the position of vice president of EMEA sales development for the last two years. Prior to this, he spent nine years with Hyperion, in a number of key regional, pan-EMEA and global marketing roles. Adam brings to McAfee a proven track record of strategic marketing excellence and leadership, and 20 years of experience in commercial organisations, both technology vendors and systems integrators

Commenting on this appointment, David Quantrell, president, EMEA, McAfee, Inc. says, "This is an exciting time for McAfee as we continue to propel our EMEA business forward. The security landscape continues to evolve and to challenge both organisations and individuals alike. As we move into 2010, Philippe will play a pivotal role in ensuring that our great brand and our outstanding propositions are clearly communicated to customers, prospects and partners across the region."

"Having witnessed the incredible evolution of the security industry over the last few years, the importance of what McAfee has to offer is clear," says Adam. "I'm thrilled to be getting behind McAfee's nononsense approach to security. The company offers its business customers the opportunity to get more from their security budgets, with an optimised security model that makes the most of their strategy and processes, minimises risk and decreases Total Cost of Ownership for security. Providing more proactive security that facilitates compliance, connects processes and intelligence from across the organisation and enables centralised management via a common platform, is truly compelling. At the same time, McAfee has a very specific goal for its home user customers: to instil them with the confidence to shop and search online and make the most of this online world in which we live."

Adam, who will lead all marketing activities, with particular focus on awareness and demand generation, will be based at McAfee's office in Paris.

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McAfee, Inc., headquartered in Santa Clara, California, is the world's largest dedicated security technology company. McAfee is committed to relentlessly tackling the world's toughest security challenges. The company delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that help secure systems and networks around the world, allowing users to safely connect to the Internet, browse and shop the web more securely. Backed by an awardwinning research team, McAfee creates innovative products that empower home users, businesses, the public sector and service providers by enabling them to prove compliance with regulations, protect data, prevent disruptions, identify vulnerabilities, and continuously monitor and improve their security.