LEXINGTON, Mass., Sept. 13, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mimecast Limited (Mimecast), an advanced messaging security and collaboration company, today announced the appointment of Rafe Brown as President and Chief Operations (COO), effective immediately. Brown will oversee the strategy, operating model and transformation initiatives that will guide Mimecast through its next stage of accelerated growth, focused on delivering an enhanced customer and partner experience. Peter Bauer will continue in his current role as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), driving Mimecast’s Work Protected™ vision and expanding the company’s global mission to help organizations fight cybercrime through cutting-edge innovation.
“I am personally delighted to partner with Rafe in his expanded role for this important next phase in Mimecast’s growth journey,” said Bauer. “His deep understanding of the ‘Mimecast Way’, as well as the company’s business strategy and solutions portfolio, will be a critical part of our growth as we continue to expand our operations.”
Previously CFO of Mimecast, Brown joined the organization in February 2019 and has more than 20 years of experience leading high-growth software companies. Prior to moving to the East Coast, Brown was senior vice president of finance at Salesforce and senior director at Cisco Systems. Brown also served as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of SevOne, Inc., a provider of digital infrastructure management solutions. Prior to SevOne, he served as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer of Pegasystems, Inc., a publicly traded global business process management software provider.
“Over the past few years, I’ve witnessed the Mimecast team’s dedication to delivering best-in-class security solutions to our customers,” said Brown. “I am energized by this appointment and the opportunity to help lead the company into its next chapter of growth by prioritizing the needs of our customers and partners, building a great team, and constantly working to further establish Mimecast as a leader and innovator in advanced email and collaboration security.
This news follows Mimecast’s recent announcement of the Mimecast X1™ platform, designed to help organizations protect their work by protecting their business communications, people and data with advanced e-security solutions. emails and collaboration. The company also recently announced a preview of Mimecast Email Security (Express), a new gatewayless email security solution, which is expected to be generally available for purchase by new customers in the US and UK at the late fall 2022.
Mimecast: Work Protected™
Since 2003, Mimecast has stopped bad things from happening to good organizations by enabling them to work safely. We empower more than 40,000 customers to help mitigate risk and manage complexities in a threat landscape driven by malicious cyberattacks, human error and technological fallibility. Our advanced solutions provide the proactive threat detection, brand protection, awareness and data retention capabilities that evolving workplaces need today. Mimecast solutions are designed to transform email and collaboration security in the eyes and ears of organizations around the world.
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