AVG Appoints New VP of Channels for North America
AMSTERDAM and SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 5, 2013
AMSTERDAM and SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AVG Technologies
N.V. (NYSE: AVG), the provider of Internet and mobile security, privacy and
optimization to 155 million active users, today announced Marco La Vecchia as
VP Channels North America starting August 15th, 2013.
Mr. La Vecchia joins AVG from N-Able where he most recently led their sales
operation for North America and successfully grew its partner base. Reporting
to Luke Walling, VP SMB Sales and Operations, North America,and based out of
the AVG Ottawa office, Marco and his team will be responsible for driving new
business and accelerating the growth of AVG's combined SMB Software as a
Service Services business – AVG CloudCare, Managed Workplace, Network
Operations Centre and Helpdesk across North America.
Mike Foreman, General Manager, SMB, AVG Technologies said, "I am delighted
that Marco is joining our senior sales team. He brings with him over eight
years of experience in the Remote Monitoring Management Space (RMM) and will
be an asset to our business. We are looking to rapidly grow our market share,
expand our partner base and Marco is best placed to make that happen."
Marco La Vecchia, VP Channels North America, AVG added, "This is an exciting
opportunity. AVG is a fast growing organization with a very solid SMB product
portfolio. I'm looking forward to using my RMM expertise to help continue to
grow our channel base and extend our reach in the SMB marketplace with our
AVG CloudCare™ provides small business resellers and MSPs with a
free-of-charge, easy-to-use cloud-based administrative platform, allowing them
to remotely deploy and manage their clients' security with AVG antivirus. AVG
CloudCare has amassed more than 1,000 reseller partners and is already
managing tens of thousands of small business endpoints across the UK and North
About AVG Technologies (NYSE: AVG)
AVG's mission is to simplify, optimize and secure the Internet experience,
providing peace of mind to a connected world. AVG's powerful yet easy-to-use
software and online services put users in control of their Internet
experience. By choosing AVG's software and services, users become part of a
trusted global community that benefits from inherent network effects, mutual
protection and support. AVG has grown its user base to 155 million active
users as of June 30, 2013 and offers a product portfolio that targets the
consumer and small business markets and includes Internet security, PC
performance optimization, online backup, mobile security, identity protection
and family safety software.
SOURCE AVG Technologies N.V.
Contact: Katie Han, 31-212 551 4807, email@example.com, or Ricardo
Adame, 420 72 465 2759, Ricardo.Adame@avg.com
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