Luke Brown takes charge of WinMagic operations in Africa, Middle East and Europe

WinMagic, a global encryption and intelligent key management security solution provider, has announced the appointment of Luke Brown as the Vice President for Africa, Middle East and Europe (EMEA). Brown has over 20 years’ experience of building highly successful sales and customer support operations, in both new and mature markets, and has held senior leadership roles at both start-ups and listed companies.

He joins with responsibility to continue and accelerate WinMagic’s growth in EMEA, at a time when the company is seeing unprecedented interest in its solutions.  He will oversee the strategic direction for sales and go to market throughout the region, as well as operational performance to ensure the best experience for customers and partners.

(TOP: Luke Brown, WinMagic’s new VP for EMEA).

Speaking on his appointment, Luke Brown said: “There is huge growth potential at WinMagic. I’m joining a fantastic team, and looking forward to helping them and the board achieve their goals for the company. WinMagic’s SecureDoc is the best in-market solution for addressing the hardest security challenge facing companies today, that of effectively managing encryption, meeting compliance requirements and protecting data across multiple operating system or cloud platforms.”

Most recently at Digital Guardian, Brown overhauled the operations side of the business, built and delivered its channel strategy and international expansion plans. In previous roles, his track record for growth is formidable. At AccessData he grew revenues in international markets outside the US to £40m. At eEye Digital Security, as VP of international operations, he oversaw revenue growth in two years of 500%.

“We are thrilled to have Luke join the senior management team at WinMagic,” said Mark Hickman, Chief Operating Officer for WinMagic. “His experience and enthusiasm will play a key role in the continued development of our EMEA business as we continue our expansion into new territories.”

Based in Mississauga, Ontario, WinMagic provides key management for all encryption needs. With the leading SecureDoc product line, WinMagic continues to provide easy-to-use and robust data security solutions for wherever data is stored, providing enterprise grade encryption and key management policies for all operating systems.

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