Mimecast appoints new group marketing director
Mimecast, a provider of unified email management services, has announced the appointment of Tim Pickard, as Group Marketing Director to head up its global marketing team.
Tim, an experienced networking and security industry expert, joins from RSA Security where he held the position of Area Vice President, International Marketing.
He is a forward thinking leader with a track record of high performance in corporate strategy, marketing, sales channels and communications. Tim has experience of managing global teams, is educated to Masters level and is a seasoned and successful corporate spokesperson at leading analyst events as well as key security and trade events.
In his new position, Tim will play a pivotal role in guiding Mimecast to attain its strategic goals and building on the success of the company, which has achieved a growth rate on 300% year on year, since its launch in 2003. This will involve expanding Mimecast’s activities in North America following its successful launch in the US market place earlier this year, as well as developing the Mimecast brand in its UK, South African markets and offshore operations in the Caribbean and Channel Islands.
Tim comments: “Mimecast’s vision and innovation leads the field and I’m looking forward to working with the team to drive forward with our plans to become the market leader in enterprise email security, archiving and continuity. I’m pleased to be joining at an exciting time for the company and to be part of a truly committed, professional and passionate business.”
With a wealth of experience in the outsourcing and security market, Tim has been actively involved in many of the industry’s key organisations. He helped to establish the ASP industry in Europe in the role of Worldwide ASP Industry Consortium President and as a board member of IAAC (Information Assurance Advisory Council), also one of the founder members of the IISP (The Institute of Information Security Professionals). Tim has a BA in Systems Analysis from Bristol University and an MBA from Cranfield School of Management.
Peter Bauer, CEO of Mimecast comments, “I’m delighted to welcome Tim to our team and believe that he’ll be instrumental in helping us to fulfil our aim of market leadership. His breadth of experience and superb track record means that we are well positioned to build on our success both in the UK and globally.”
Mimecast delivers cloud-based email management for Microsoft Exchange, including archiving, continuity and security. By unifying disparate and fragmented email environments into one holistic solution that is always available from the cloud, Mimecast minimizes risk and reduces cost and complexity, while providing total end-to-end control of email. Founded in the United Kingdom in 2003, Mimecast serves approximately 4,000 customers worldwide and has offices in Europe, North America, Africa and the Channel Islands.
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