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PGP Corporation Names Steven Soderberg as Chief Information Officer
Jun 10, 2008 (08:06 AM EDT)
MENLO PARK, Calif., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- PGP Corporation, a global leader in enterprise data protection, today announced that Steven Soderberg has joined the company as Chief Information Officer (CIO). Soderberg, 47, will be responsible for driving all of PGP Corporation's global IS/IT systems including voice/data networks, desktop and server support, business application systems and messaging technologies.
Soderberg, who has over twenty years of information technology experience, joins PGP Corporation from Otis Spunkmeyer Inc. where he served for 3 years as CIO. While at Otis Spunkmeyer, Soderberg led the creation of a centralized server and storage architecture, prepared the IT function for public company reporting and SOX compliance, and architected the 'next generation' ERP solution.
Prior to Otis Spunkmeyer, Soderberg served for 8 years as Senior Vice President and CIO for The Robert Mondavi Company were he was the architect of WIM (Wine Information Management) -- now viewed as the wine industry standard vertical software solution. He has received Content Week's Intranet Best in Class award as well as a CIO Magazine Web Business Top 50 award for his implementation of 'Connect' -- the Mondavi intranet/extranet platform.
Before Mondavi, he was responsible for worldwide systems development and support at Symantec Corporation.
"Steven is a strategic addition to our senior management and Informatics teams," said Phillip Dunkelberger, president and CEO of PGP Corporation. "He is an accomplished CIO with the unique background, technical knowledge and commitment to operational excellence that is essential as PGP Corporation continues to expand our operations on a global scale."
"PGP Corporation has set the bar high for providing cutting edge security solutions for their customers, and I am honored to join such a forward thinking company," noted Soderberg. "I am thrilled to be working with this innovative and motivated team."
About PGP Corporation
PGP Corporation is a global leader in email and data encryption software for enterprise data protection. Based on a unified key management and policy infrastructure, the PGP(R) Encryption Platform offers the broadest set of integrated applications for enterprise data security. PGP(R) platform-enabled applications allow organizations to meet current needs and expand as security requirements evolve for email, laptops, desktops, instant messaging, smartphones, network storage, file transfers, automated processes, and backups.
PGP(R) solutions are used by more than 80,000 enterprises, businesses, and governments worldwide, including 95 percent of the Fortune(R) 100, 75 percent of the Fortune(R) Global 100, 87 percent of the German DAX Index, and 51 percent of the U.K. FTSE 100 Index. As a result, PGP Corporation has earned a global reputation for innovative, standards-based, and trusted solutions. PGP solutions help protect confidential information, secure customer data, achieve regulatory and audit compliance, and safeguard companies' brands and reputations. Contact PGP Corporation at http://www.pgp.com .
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