Takahiro Kato to Continue as Chairman of McAfee Japan
SANTA CLARA, Calif., 29 September, 2011 - McAfee, Inc., the world’s largest dedicated security company, today announced the appointment of Jean-Claude Broido as president of McAfee Japan, reporting to Joe Sexton, executive vice president, global sales. Takahiro Kato will continue in his role as Chairman of McAfee Japan. Jean-Claude Broido resides in Japan and is responsible for the company’s consumer and enterprise business.
“This appointment completes an extensive search for a new president for McAfee Japan,” said Sexton. “Broido’s 30-plus years of international sales and marketing experience, along with his background in general management and top sales positions of leading technology companies, will help us continue to meet the needs of our customers and channel partners. We thank Kato-san for more than 12 years of leadership and commitment, and look forward to his continued support as Chairman on October 1st.”
Broido brings over 30 years of sales and marketing leadership experience in the US, Europe, Asia and Japan, most recently as senior vice president of International Sales at EMC’s Information Intelligence Group. Broido has been responsible for multiple go to market functions, focusing on building and growing enterprise software sales organizations. Prior to EMC, Broido was executive vice president and general manager of EMEA for Documentum. He also had worked in senior management positions in sales and marketing at Cadence Design Systems and Digital Equipment Corporation after starting his career at Intel Corporation.
“I am pleased to join McAfee at such an exciting time in the company’s history,” said Broido. “McAfee brings measurable value to its customers by allowing them to efficiently manage their risks. With the explosive usage of an increasing number of personal internet devices, such as smart phones and tablets, there is a growing need for extensive protection of both individuals and companies from numerous security threats. I look forward to continuing to expand McAfee’s Japan business, further strengthening relations with partners and helping the company grows as a highly trusted vendor.”
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