Absolute Software Appoints Thierry Regnier as Vice President, Asia Pacific and Japan
Vancouver, Canada: May 11, 2015– Absolute® Software Corporation (TSX: ABT), the industry standard for persistent endpoint security and data risk management solutions for computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones, today announced that Thierry Regnier will join Absolute Software as vice president, Sales for Asia Pacific and Japan on June 1, 2015.
A seasoned entrepreneurial leader, Mr. Regnier will lead the strategic direction and development of Absolute in Asia Pacific to grow a sustainable, international presence for the company.
“The Asia Pacific region represents an important growth opportunity for Absolute. Realizing its enormous potential is a critical strategic priority,” said Geoff Haydon, chief executive officer, Absolute Software. “Thierry has an impressive and proven track record in the region. We are pleased to have him to help us deepen our presence and propel our growth.”
Regnier joins Absolute Software following several key leadership roles at Dell, most recently as global alliances & partner marketing director for Asia Pacific, where he was responsible for developing strategic partnerships and facilitating profitable growth in the region. During his tenure at Dell, Regnier also served as director for Dell’s security software, SonicWALL, where he scaled the operation to a multi-million dollar business within 18 months. Prior to joining Dell, Regnier held leadership positions at HP, Xerox, and Carrefour.
“There is a clear need for organizations to implement more comprehensive security solutions,” said Regnier. “With its unique Persistence technology, Absolute has demonstrated a commitment to helping organizations in Asia Pacific to enhance their security infrastructure and I look forward to a successful future working with this dynamic team.”
Absolute empowers more than 12,000 customers worldwide to protect devices, data, applications, and users against theft or attack — both on and off the corporate network. With the industry’s only tamper-proof endpoint visibility and control solution, Absolute allows IT organizations to enforce asset management, security hygiene, and data compliance for today’s remote digital workforces. Absolute’s patented Persistence®technology is embedded in the firmware of Dell, HP, Lenovo, and 22 other leading manufacturers’ devices for vendor-agnostic coverage, tamper-proof resilience, and ease of deployment. See how it works atwww.absolute.comand follow us at@absolutecorp.