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Symantec Appoints Adrian Jones as Senior Vice President, APJ

Symantec Appoints Adrian Jones as Senior Vice President, APJ


AUCKLAND, New Zealand - 20 June, 2014 – Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced the appointment of Adrian Jones as Senior Vice President for its Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) region. Jones will be responsible for growing the company’s presence and market position across the region, in addition to leading business operations and business development.

Jones has held senior leadership roles with technology companies across multiple geographies. Most recently he was the General Manager and Senior Vice President of Oracle Asia Pacific. Prior to joining Oracle he was Senior Vice President of Enterprise Servers, Storage, and Networking responsible for driving global customer relationships and channel partnerships at Hewlett Packard (HP) in Asia Pacific and Japan. He also held the position of Vice President and General Manager of HP's Americas Solution Partners managing all channel partnerships throughout Canada.

“We believe that Adrian’s drive to grow our business, his experience running global field organisations, and track record of managing a $2B multi-product business across Asia Pacific and Japan, is a real asset to our business,” said Mike Brown, Symantec interim president and chief executive officer.

“The need for protecting and managing information has never been more important. Symantec’s tremendous assets and scale position it uniquely to capture an increasing share of this market,” said Adrian Jones, senior vice president for Asia Pacific and Japan, Symantec. “I am looking forward to leading the team, accelerating the company’s growth, and solidifying Symantec’s position as a market leader in Asia Pacific and Japan.”

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