REDWOOD SHORES, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Imperva, Inc. (NASDAQ:IMPV), a cybersecurity leader that delivers best-in-class solutions to protect data and applications on-premises, in the cloud, and across hybrid environments, today announced the appointment and promotion of David Woodcock to Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales, effective immediately.
“David has an exemplary sales track record, and in particular over the past five years, in growing Imperva’s international business,” said Chris Hylen, President and Chief Executive Officer of Imperva. “I look forward to working with David as we accelerate our go-to-market strategy to more effectively serve our customers, global and vertical markets, and leverage our strategic partners. His proven success in growing our business in both the EMEA and Asia Pacific regions will be instrumental as we drive our profitable growth strategy around the globe.”
Mr. Woodcock has more than 25 years of sales leadership experience in technology. Most recently, he served as VP of International Sales at Imperva after separately serving as VP of Asia Pacific and VP of EMEA. Prior to that, he served as VP of EMEA and Asia Pacific at Crossbeam Systems, Inc., which was acquired by Blue Coat. He also served as the Chief Commercial Officer and Board Member of Computer Software Group PLC. Mr. Woodcock held senior sales positions at Ascential Software (acquired by IBM), Vitria Technologies, and Parametric Technology Corporation.
Mr. Woodcock holds a BSc in Production Engineering from The Manchester Metropolitan University and is also a Chartered Engineer.
“I’m honored to be given the opportunity to lead Imperva’s worldwide Sales organization,” said Mr. Woodcock. “I look forward to working with the team, and helping to drive profitable growth for the business.”
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Imperva® is a leading cybersecurity company that delivers best-in-class solutions to protect data and applications – wherever they reside – on-premises, in the cloud, and across hybrid environments. The company’s Incapsula, SecureSphere, and CounterBreach product lines help organizations protect websites, applications, APIs, and databases from cyberattacks while ensuring compliance. Imperva innovates using data, analytics, and insights from our experts and our community to deliver simple, effective and enduring solutions that protect our customers from cybercriminals. Learn more at www.imperva.com, our blog, or Twitter.
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