protected-networks, the Information Trust company, appoints Gurmit Singh as UK Sales Director

Gurmit Singh joins protected-networks to spearhead the company’s growth in the UK data security market.

Online PR News – 27-June-2012 – 26th June, London – protected-networks, a leader in the field of Access Rights Management solutions appointed Gurmit Singh as its new Sales Director for the UK. He will be responsible for driving the company’s aggressive growth plans for the UK market. The German software company currently has four active reseller partners and local sales team along with a rapidly growing client-portfolio in the UK. With Singh’s appointment, the company reinforces its commitment and long term vision for the region.

A seasoned sales professional, Singh has an outstanding track-record in Channel Development, Business Consultancy, Product Development and building strategic alliance partners for leading global organizations including Amdocs and Lucent Technologies, plus several fast track start-ups. With more than 20 years in Security and Risk Management, Singh brings proven experience developed from successful senior sales and management positions. Having previously worked in Holland and Germany, Singh also brings a rich and diverse market experience.

Commenting on Singh’s appointment, Stephan Brack, CEO of protected-networks said: “These are exciting times for our company and I am delighted to welcome Gurmit Singh to our team. His appointment marks another key milestone for us in building a global brand value for 8MAN, our flagship access management software. Backed by Singh’s breadth of experience and successful track record, we have ambitious plans for the UK region. We believe that he is an ideal candidate to represent and lead our sales team, given his insight into the highly competitive security market and demonstrated leadership skills."

Gurmit Singh said: “protected-networks is an innovative, dynamic company with a clear focus on meeting the fundamental challenge of protecting critical data and information against internal breaches. This role offers me the opportunity to offer real business value to organizations of all sizes and I’m looking forward to contributing to the company’s growth plans for the coming years.”

Gurmit Singh holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from Teesside University and further gained specialisation in strategic account management, value analysis, security risk management and project management.

About protected-networks: Founded in 2009, protected-networks GmbH is a Berlin-based company that develops integrated solutions for access rights management of server environments across all business sectors and at public authorities. The solution, 8MAN is an Information Trust Software based on an innovative approach to integrated data security management and offers uniform and automated management of user rights. Clients thereby save cost and time while increasing protection against unauthorised internal access.