NEWTON, Mass. and PETACH TIKVAH, Israel – January 31, 2018 –CyberArk (NASDAQ: CYBR), the global leader in privileged account security, today announced Rich Turner as vice president of sales for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). With more than 20 years of experience, Turner is responsible for executing strategic sales and channel initiatives to drive growth and expand market opportunities for the industry-leading CyberArk Privileged Account Security Solution.
“Rich brings strong sales and operational discipline, regional market expertise and deep security industry knowledge to CyberArk,” said Ron Zoran, chief revenue officer at CyberArk. “He’s an important addition to our team, and we look forward to building on Rich’s leadership experience to further expand CyberArk’s reach, strengthen our channel strategy and accelerate customer adoption of the CyberArk Privileged Account Security Solution as a critical layer of IT security.”
Turner has broad security industry experience gained from multiple leadership and sales positions. In addition to board-level roles at technology and investment businesses, Turner served as president of EMEA at FireEye where he led record quarters and delivered significant year-over-year growth. Previously, Turner was chief executive at Clearswift Systems, one of the largest security software firms in the UK. At Clearswift, Turner drove consecutive years of subscription revenue growth and improved operating margins; led the sale of the company to Lyceum Capital; and earned leadership recognition from SC Magazine. Prior to Clearswift, Turner spent more than 10 years at RSA, the Security Division of EMC, where he held several senior management positions including vice president EMEA, vice president EMEA and Asia Pacific, and vice president worldwide channels.
“This role at CyberArk represents an exciting opportunity to work with the only company to provide a proactive cyber security solution that enables organizations to reduce the attack surface,” said Turner.
“With increasing investments in cloud technologies and DevOps processes across vertical industries and markets, organizations seeking to improve risk management recognize privileged account security as a priority to better protect against increasingly damaging cyber attacks.”