HP has appointed Lorna Hardie as its new HP Enterprise Security Product Sales Manager for South Africa and Africa effective October 1, 2012.
The Enterprise Security Solutions Portfolio comprises of solutions including over 160 products and services from HP ArcSight, Tipping Point and Fortify.
Commenting on the appointment, Frank van Rees, Managing Director, HP South Africa, said: “Lorna will be working closely with the pre-sales and respective software teams, and more specifically with Clive Brindley, the HP Software Country Manager for South Africa.”
He added that together, their goal is to ensure success for HP ESP and that the local market benefits from the sound experience and offering we can bring.
Hardie has been working for HP for over 12 years. She has a diverse and extensive career including managing the Imaging and Printing Division for English Africa, and Channel for Southern Africa. She also served as HP Networking Country Manager for South Africa, and more recently Global Account Executive responsible for Nedbank and MTN South Africa.
“Leveraging HP’s stance as the only vendor that has all the pieces to deliver security intelligence and risk management to the modern enterprise – market-leading security solutions, market-dominating security research, and the support of an ecosystem of security industry partners that is second to none, makes this role very exciting to me,” said Hardie.