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General Manager to Drive Next Phase Growth

Acronis Appoints General Manager to Drive Next Phase Growth

Sydney, 27 August 2012 – Acronis, a leading provider of easy-to-use disaster recovery and data protection solutions for physical, virtual and cloud environments, today announced the appointment of Andy Purvis as General Manager for Australia and New Zealand. He will be responsible for building the Acronis presence in ANZ, overseeing the go-to-market strategy, as well as driving business growth.

Purvis is an entrepreneurial leader with over 25 years’ experience in leadership, general and executive management positions. He has a wealth of practical experience that includes start-ups, private to public, as well as established publicly listed corporations across Europe the US and latterly Asia-Pacific.

Before joining Acronis, Purvis served for a number of years as an Executive Director at Dell developing their Enterprise Solutions & Services offerings in the APAC region. Prior to Dell he held the office of COO for the renowned Australian IT services and Telecommunications Infrastructure specialist Brennan IT.

Andy Purvis said: “Acronis is an established company with ten years’ experience in backup and disaster recovery. Its ability to offer a single, integrated solution for data protection and disaster recovery across physical, virtual and cloud environments is a compelling story for our channel and customers. I am very excited to join the company as we enter the next phase of our growth and have the opportunity to define and execute on our go to market strategy here in ANZ.

In announcing Purvis’ appointment, Bill Taylor-Mountford, President APAC for Acronis, said: “Andy’s enthusiasm and passion for our industry, plus his entrepreneur attitude are a perfect match for our business. I look forward to the further growth in ANZ under his leadership.”

About Acronis
Acronis is a leading provider of easy-to-use disaster recovery and data protection solutions for physical, virtual and cloud environments. Its patented disk imaging technology enables corporations, SMBs and consumers to protect their digital assets. With Acronis' disaster recovery, deployment and migration software, users protect their digital information, maintain business continuity and reduce downtime. Acronis software is sold in more than 90 countries and available in up to 14 languages. For additional information, please visit Follow Acronis on Twitter:

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