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New ANZ boss for Websense

02 Mar 15

Gerry Tucker has exited Websense with Guy Eilon appointed new Websense country manager and senior director of regional sales for Australia and New Zealand.

Tucker who was the country manager for Websense for three years, is now managing director at ‘intent-based’ business analytics company, Nice Systems.

Eilon has been with Websense since 2009, initially as Mediterranean regional manager, before moving to the role of East Europe, Russian and CIS regional director.

Eliion says ANZ is a market ‘full of opportunities’.

“Local organisations are looking for IT security solutions to better manage risk and protect them from a variety of emerging threats across all aspects of the business, and Websense provides the best approach at at the lowest total cost of ownership,” he says.

Maurizio Garavello, Websense vice president APAC sales, says Elion is already a Websense and IT security veteran.

“Guy’s passion and drive will certainly help to develop Websense in the ANZ region and I look forward to working with him to make his leadership of the business a success.”