SOURCE: Sunbelt Software

October 30, 2006 10:19 ET

Sunbelt Software Appoints New Vice President of International and Business Development

CLEARWATER, FL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 30, 2006 -- Sunbelt Software, a leading provider of Windows security software, announced today the appointment of Chad Loeven to the position of vice president of international and business development. With over 16 years of experience in the technology and software industry, Loeven will lead Sunbelt's global business development and provide strategic direction for the company's partner alliances.

Before joining Sunbelt, Loeven served as vice president of business development for Montreal-based email security vendor Vircom, where he held international channel and business development responsibility, signing the largest OEM deal for Vircom during his tenure. Prior to Vircom, Loeven held various executive management positions at The Messaging Architects, overseeing the daily operations and international channel networks, and IndustryHub where he was responsible for technology direction, product strategy, and sales and marketing.

"Chad brings exceptional leadership and management experience required to help Sunbelt forge new opportunities with our partners and OEMs," said Alex Eckelberry, president of Sunbelt Software. "We are very pleased to have Chad join our management team and are optimistic that he will be instrumental in taking Sunbelt to the next level."

"This is a terrific time to be joining Sunbelt, a strong company with excellent technology," said Chad Loeven. "I look forward to helping advance Sunbelt's presence in the OEM channel and to building new and stronger strategic relationships with our partners."

About Sunbelt Software

Headquartered in Tampa Bay (Clearwater), Fla., Sunbelt Software was founded in 1994 and Sunbelt Software is a leading provider of Windows security software with product solutions in the areas of antispam and antivirus, antispyware, and other network security tools. Leading products include CounterSpy Enterprise, Sunbelt Messaging Ninja and Sunbelt Kerio Personal Firewall. The company is part of Sunbelt International Group, based in Paris, France.

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