Mimecast expands Australian and New Zealand presence; ramps up channel investment
Email security company doubles Australian headcount, with new hires including Channel Director, Rema Lolas
Melbourne, Australia – Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ: MIME), a leading email and data security company, today announced it has doubled its headcount in Australia and made strategic new hires, reflecting the company’s ongoing investment and traction in the country.
The company’s Australian expansion follows a surge in demand for its cloud-based email security services. In the past 12 months, Mimecast has signed on 40 new reseller partners in Australia and New Zealand and doubled its local customer base.
To support and further accelerate this growth, Mimecast has increased its local channel team to five people. The channel team will be led by Rema Lolas, who has been appointed to the newly created role of Channel Director, Australia and New Zealand. Rema brings more than 14 years of experience in global channels, enterprise software sales and marketing, working for both international technology vendors and ANZ resellers.
“We are dedicated to providing our customers and reseller partners with a legendary experience and service. To this end, we are continuing to invest in people and our reseller partners,” said Nick Lennon, Country Manager, Australia and New Zealand, Mimecast. “We are thrilled to welcome Rema as Australian Channel Director. Rema is recognised in the industry as an outstanding leader and has a strong track record, which she will be able to put to good use as we grow our channel team and build on our momentum in Australia and New Zealand. Watch this space, as we have a raft of announcements planned for the first half of 2018 that will reinforce Mimecast’s commitment to ensuring the success of our reseller partners.”
“We made the strategic decision to work with Mimecast due to its exemplary solutions, which fit our mid-market customer base,” said Andrew Borthwick, Head of Consulting and Partners, Brennan IT. “Mimecast’s solutions make a real difference to our customers. More importantly, the team is professional and always willing to spend time educating Brennan IT employees and customers.”
Mimecast officially launched in Australia in 2013 and since then has achieved impressive growth, building out teams in its offices in Melbourne and Sydney. Mimecast works with customers in verticals including financial services, education, legal services, public administration, transportation, and construction.
Mimecast (NASDAQ: MIME) makes business email and data safer for 28,200 customers and their millions of employees worldwide. Founded in 2003, the company's next-generation cloud-based security, archiving and continuity services protect email and deliver comprehensive email risk management.
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