|05 December, 2016

Kaspersky Lab cybersecurity strengthens META region team with new appointments

Kaspersky Lab announces the appointment of Amir Kanaan as Managing Director in the Middle East.

Kaspersky Lab cybersecurity strengthens META region team with new appointments
05 December 2016

Dubai, Kaspersky Lab announces the appointment of Amir Kanaan as Managing Director in the Middle East, as well as the promotion of Aman Manzoor to the new role of Head of Consumer Sales in META (Middle East, Turkey and Africa). These changes reflect the focus the company places on the region for its development.

“We see great business perspectives for growth in the region, and aim to double sales in the META region by the end of 2020. I’m sure that our strong regional team can achieve this goal by establishing new customer and partner relationships and promoting new offerings for enterprise and SMB organizations,” said Maxim Frolov, Managing Director for the Middle East, Turkey and Africa, Kaspersky Lab.

Amir Kanaan has more than 15 years of sales and managerial experience in the field of IT Security. As Managing Director in the Middle East at Kaspersky Lab, he is responsible for strengthening the company’s position as a market leader and growing Kaspersky Lab’s business in the region.

“Along with IT development and IT threat landscape changes, seeing more public cases of cybersecurity breaches, more organizations in META now pay a lot of attention to cybersecurity. We have been a trusted partner to many of these organizations, and are ready to meet the needs of others, by sharing our almost 20 years of expertise in the form of intelligence services and award-winning solutions. Working closely with our local partners, we’ll be making sure our customers are protected in the complex and constantly changing IT environment,” said Amir Kanaan, Managing Director in the Middle East, Kaspersky Lab.

Aman Manzoor in his role as Head of Consumer Sales in Middle East, Turkey and Africa will be promoting all Kaspersky Lab solutions for home users on the fast developing META market. Before this appointment Aman was Regional Consumer Sales Director in the Middle East at Kaspersky Lab, so he will continue to apply his experience in developing a qualified team of personnel and a well-equipped and diverse channel network. 

In recent years, Kaspersky Lab has expanded its security portfolio with new solutions for individuals and organizations, and introduced important updates to its current products such as Kaspersky Internet Security – multi-device 2017. The company offers Security Intelligence Services to corporate customers, as well as the comprehensive integrated Kaspersky Endpoint Security platform and a range of specialized targeted solutions. Among its latest offerings are Kaspersky Endpoint Security Cloud – a software-as-a-service solution that provides small and medium-sized businesses with multi-layered IT security, and Kaspersky Industrial CyberSecurity – a solution designed to protect complex industrial environments.

About Kaspersky Lab

Kaspersky Lab is one of the world’s fastest-growing cybersecurity companies and the largest that is privately owned. The company is ranked among the world’s top four vendors of security solutions for endpoint users (IDC, 2014). Since 1997 Kaspersky Lab has been an innovator in cybersecurity and provides effective digital security solutions and threat intelligence for large enterprises, SMBs and consumers. Kaspersky Lab is an international company, operating in almost 200 countries and territories across the globe, providing protection for over 400 million users worldwide.

Learn more at www.kaspersky.com.

For further information please contact: Baseem Ayache, Associate Manager, Golin, Dubai: +971 55 3966449

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