Symantec Appoints Fredrik Torstensson to Lead Global Sales for Consumer Business

Torstensson expected to accelerate LifeLock, Norton business growth and identify strategic global partnerships

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--()--Norton by Symantec (NASDAQ:SYMC) today announced Fredrik Torstensson was appointed as its new senior vice president of global sales and field marketing for the consumer business. In his new role, Torstensson will be responsible for driving global consumer revenue growth for the LifeLock and Norton businesses, strengthening strategic partnerships with customers, and securing a world-class marketing position.

"Fredrik is a strong addition to our executive leadership team and we’re thrilled to have his leadership and experience to help us fast-track the growth of our consumer business,” said Fran Rosch, executive vice president and general manager, Consumer Business Unit, Symantec. “It is an exhilarating time for us as we deliver against the industry’s Digital Safety Platform for consumers – first with the announcement of Norton Core and now with the integration of the LifeLock business.”

“I’m excited to join the Symantec team and secure our leadership position globally in cyber security and identity theft services,” said Fredrik Torstensson, senior vice president, global sales and field marketing, Consumer Business Unit, Symantec. “With my industry experience and proven track record of building high-performing sales organizations, I’m eager to drive rapid revenue growth and execute on critical integration strategies worldwide.”

Torstensson brings more than 20 years of experience in executive management within the fields of consumer electronics, software, wireless, e-commerce and Enterprise/B2B. Prior to joining Symantec, Torstensson was the senior vice president of global sales at Wacom, a global leader of pen touch technology. He also previously served in senior level sales and general manager positions with LifeProof, which was acquired by Otterbox, Comarco Wireless, Kyocera Wireless and Ericsson. Torstensson earned a Master of International Management from the University of Texas and a Bachelor of Engineering from Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden.

About Symantec

Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC), the world’s leading cyber security company, helps organizations, governments and people secure their most important data wherever it lives. Organizations across the world look to Symantec for strategic, integrated solutions to defend against sophisticated attacks across endpoints, cloud and infrastructure. Likewise, a global community of more than 50 million people and families rely on Symantec’s Norton and LifeLock product suites to protect their digital lives at home and across their devices. Symantec operates one of the world’s largest civilian cyber intelligence networks, allowing it to see and protect against the most advanced threats. For additional information, please visit www.symantec.com or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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Contacts

Symantec Corporation
Deirdre Sena, 424-750-8470
Deirdre_Sena@symantec.com

Release Summary

Norton by Symantec today announced Fredrik Torstensson was appointed as its new senior vice president of global sales and field marketing for the consumer business.

Contacts

Symantec Corporation
Deirdre Sena, 424-750-8470
Deirdre_Sena@symantec.com