Security Industry Rainmaker joins Clearswift Executive Team

Ciaran Rafferty joins as Worldwide SVP Sales

Ciaran Rafferty

10 March 2014, Theale – Clearswift, an innovator in cyber security solutions, today announces the appointment of its Worldwide Senior Vice President Sales, Ciaran Rafferty.

Ciaran joins Clearswift with a wealth of experience and a proven track record in both sales and sales management. During his career, Ciaran has held senior roles at global organizations such as Dun & Bradstreet, HP, SAP, and most recently has worked within the security technology industry as VP Northern EMEA for Proofpoint, and before that in the same role at SOPHOS.

Heath Davies, Chief Executive comments, “Ciaran’s appointment is a valuable addition to our Executive Team. He brings a plethora of experience in solution-selling and has a proven track record of working successfully with a partner ecosystem; this is experience that Clearswift will benefit from, enabling us to be positioned to achieve, and hopefully exceed, our targeted growth goals.”

Ciaran says of his appointment: "Clearswift is an exciting business that has made significant investments since the acquisition by Lyceum. – I see this role as a great opportunity and am looking forward to engaging with the business to help to create an environment that is focused on driving a sustained growth in global sales. We are looking to re-energize the global channel eco-system, putting our clients and partners at the core of our decision making.”

About Clearswift

Clearswift is trusted by organizations globally to protect their critical information, giving them the freedom to securely collaborate and drive business growth. Built on an innovative Deep Content Inspection engine, our unique Adaptive Redaction technology enables deploying a data loss prevention solution simply and easily forming the foundation of an Information Governance vision, for organizations to have 100% visibility of their critical information 100% of the time.
Clearswift operates world-wide, having regional headquarters in Europe, Asia Pacific and the United States. Clearswift has a partner network of more than 900 resellers across the globe.

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