Commtouch Appoints David Earhart to Board of Directors
MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 6, 2013
MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Commtouch^® (NASDAQ: CTCH), a
leading provider of Internet security technology and cloud-based services,
today announced the appointment of David Earhart to its Board of Directors
effective August 1, 2013. Mr. Earhart will act as chairman of the Audit
Committee and serve as a member of the Compensation Committee.
"David brings an extensive security, networking, storage, and systems
management background and has a long track record of building high performing
teams and scaling businesses," said Lior Samuelson, Commtouch's chairman of
the board. "We are very pleased to welcome him to the team."
Earhart currently serves as a senior vice president of CA Technologies' North
American Security business. Prior to CA Technologies, Earhart spent seven
years at BMC Software, where he held leadership positions in regional
management, North American storage sales and was part of the team that
created, launched and provided oversight for BMC's Business Service Management
strategy. Mr. Earhart has also held executive positions with two venture
backed firms and a professional services organization. He holds a Bachelor of
Business Administration degree from Texas Tech University.
Earhart's appointment fills a vacancy left by Yair Shamir, who resigned from
the board in April to accept a position with the government of the State of
Israel. The Commtouch board of directors currently has eight members, seven of
which are non-employee directors.
Commtouch^® (NASDAQ: CTCH) is a leading provider of Internet security
technology and cloud-based services for vendors and service providers,
increasing the value and profitability of our customers' solutions by
protecting billions of Internet transactions on a daily basis. With 12 global
data centers and award-winning, patented technology, Commtouch's email, Web,
and antivirus capabilities easily integrate into our customers' products and
solutions, keeping safe more than 350 million end users. To learn more, visit
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