SOURCE: ArcSight

March 04, 2008 08:00 ET

ArcSight Unveils New Leadership for Asia Pacific and Japan

ArcSight Names Albert Kuo as Vice President and General Manager for Asia Pacific and Naomi Tomita as Vice President and General Manager for Japan

HONG KONG--(Marketwire - March 4, 2008) - ArcSight, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARST), a leading provider of security and compliance management solutions that intelligently mitigate business risk for enterprises and government agencies, today announced the appointment of two key executives to leadership positions. Albert Kuo joins ArcSight as the vice president and general manager for Asia Pacific, and Naomi Tomita is now vice president and general manager for Japan. They are responsible for maintaining their regions' alignment with the company's global business strategies as well as for identifying and developing business opportunities and penetrating local markets. Both Kuo and Tomita report to Kevin Mosher, senior vice president of worldwide field operations.

"With the addition of Albert and Naomi, we've strengthened our management team with sales and management leaders that have a broad set of skills and impressive experience. We anticipate that they will build and implement strategic sales and marketing structures in these markets," said Mosher.

In his previous position at BEA Systems, Kuo was responsible for overseeing all global and enterprise accounts in the Asia Pacific region and leading a team of 40 sales managers in 10 countries.

"ArcSight is committed to providing enterprise security and compliance solutions," said Kuo. "I'm truly delighted to join ArcSight to lead the Asia Pacific team and look forward to leveraging my experience to achieve the company's business objectives while building the brand and product recognition."

Prior to joining ArcSight, Tomita was the general manager of Opsware in Japan. He has a strong track record of creating and overseeing partnerships and also developing a strong portfolio of clients. Previously, he held various senior management positions at Ashton-Tate and PictureTel Japan and Asia Pacific.

"ArcSight brings enthusiasm and vision," said Tomita. "This is a company that promotes the value and benefits of security and compliance to its business customers. I'm honored to be part of the team."

About ArcSight

ArcSight is a leading provider of security and compliance management software solutions that intelligently mitigate business risk for enterprises, MSSPs and government agencies. The ArcSight ESM platform delivers a centralized, real-time view of disparate events across geographically dispersed and heterogeneous business and technology infrastructures. ArcSight also provides complementary software that delivers pre-packaged solutions tailored to specific security and compliance initiatives, as well as appliances that streamline threat response, event log archiving and network configuration. This real-time and historic view of business risk as it applies to external security, insider threats and compliance breaches provides customers with the intelligence required to effectively protect their business. Please visit http://www.arcsight.com for more information.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, including statements relating to the regional responsibilities of Kuo and Tomita and our expectations regarding their efforts in building and implementing regional sales and marketing structures. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, as well as assumptions that, if they do not fully materialize or prove incorrect, could cause our results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. The risks and uncertainties that could cause our results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements include the inability of these regional managers to effectively build and implement sales and marketing structures and other risks and uncertainties described more fully in our documents filed with or furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission. More information about these and other risks that may impact the business of ArcSight are set forth in its Registration Statement on Form S-1 filed with the SEC, including the "Risk Factors" section in the final prospectus for the ArcSight initial public offering filed with the SEC under Rule 424(b)(4) (Registration No. 333-145974) dated February 14, 2008. All forward-looking statements in this press release are based on information available to us as of the date hereof, and we assume no obligation to update these forward-looking statements.