Mountain View, Calif. – May 2, 2017 – Norton by Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced Fredrik Torstensson was appointed as its new senior vice president of global sales and field marketing for the consumer business. In his new role, Torstensson will be responsible for driving global consumer revenue growth for the LifeLock and Norton businesses, strengthening strategic partnerships with customers, and securing a world-class marketing position.
“Fredrik is a strong addition to our executive leadership team and we’re thrilled to have his leadership and experience to help us fast-track the growth of our consumer business,” said Fran Rosch, executive vice president and general manager, Consumer Business Unit, Symantec. “It is an exhilarating time for us as we deliver against the industry’s Digital Safety Platform for consumers – first with the announcement of Norton Core and now with the integration of the LifeLock business.”
“I’m excited to join the Symantec team and secure our leadership position globally in cyber security and identity theft services,” said Fredrik Torstensson, senior vice president, global sales and field marketing, Consumer Business Unit, Symantec. “With my industry experience and proven track record of building high-performing sales organizations, I’m eager to drive rapid revenue growth and execute on critical integration strategies worldwide.”
Torstensson brings more than 20 years of experience in executive management within the fields of consumer electronics, software, wireless, e-commerce and Enterprise/B2B. Prior to joining Symantec, Torstensson was the senior vice president of global sales at Wacom, a global leader of pen touch technology. He also previously served in senior level sales and general manager positions with LifeProof, which was acquired by Otterbox, Comarco Wireless, Kyocera Wireless and Ericsson. Torstensson earned a Master of International Management from the University of Texas and a Bachelor of Engineering from Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden.