SOURCE: Executive Alliance

September 11, 2007 04:00 ET

Private and Public Sectors Nominate Leaders for the Information Security Executive (ISE) United Kingdom and Ireland Awards 2007

Information Security and Risk Management Executives to Be Recognised at United Kingdom and Ireland Forum and Awards Gala

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - September 11, 2007) - Executive Alliance, creator and provider of premium leadership-recognition forums and events worldwide, announced today the nominees for the ISE United Kingdom and Ireland Awards 2007.

The finalists and winners will be revealed at a gala ceremony held on the evening of Thursday 27 September 2007 at the Park Lane Hotel in London, England. The award recognises exemplary achievement in the field of information security. The winners for the outstanding executive and project in 2007 are chosen from leading IT security executives from the United Kingdom and Ireland regions, which include England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

The nominees are:

--  Adrian Asher, Global Head of Information Security, Betfair
--  Colin Clark, Head of Corporate Business Control, Somerfield
--  Rob Harford, Information Security Manager, Yell
--  Chris Keogh-Ly, Head of Information Security, Nomura International plc
--  Bill Lax, Chief Information Security Officer, TRW Automotive
--  Dr. John Meakin, Group Head of Information Security, Standard
--  Steve Moren, Director International IT Security, Verizon Business
--  Simon Riggs, Global Head of IT Security, Reuters
--  Adrian Seccombe, Chief Information Security Officer & Senior
    Enterprise Architect, Eli Lilly and Company
--  Phil Sheehan, Vice President of Information Security, First Data
    International EMEA
--  Andrew Weston, Senior Information Security Manager, Sumitomo Mitsui
    Banking Corporation Europe Ltd (SMBCE)

In addition to the awards, the nominees and executives participate in the Executive Forum, which fosters interaction and peer-to-peer information exchange for industry members to establish new and develop existing relationships.

"The ISE United Kingdom and Ireland Award Nominees are a terrific representation of security leadership from a cross-section of industries," said Marci McCarthy, CEO of Executive Alliance. "We couldn't think of a better testament to the significance of this award program which highlights outstanding projects and executives in 2007."

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About the ISE United Kingdom and Ireland 2007 Sponsors

The ISE UK and Ireland Forum and Awards 2007, a property of Executive Alliance, Inc., is brought to the business community by the following sponsors: Gigabyte Sponsors - Symantec; Kilobyte - ArcSight, Courion, e-DMZ Security, GuardianEdge, Ounce Labs, Passlogix; and Exclusive Media Sponsor - Infosecurity Magazine.

About Executive Alliance and the ISE Awards

Executive Alliance is the creator and provider of premium leadership-recognition forums that honour and celebrate outstanding achievement of executives worldwide. These forums facilitate deep relationships within a network of peers; provide visibility for executives and their companies, and offer access and insight into the leaders of industries. Through an extensive platform of collaborative events, which include Industry Award Events, Summits, Executive Forums, Private Receptions and Customised Programmes, Executive Alliance creates interactive assemblies for bringing together top executives and innovators in their field.

Recognised by Morgan Keegan as the largest and most widely recognised awards programme for IT security executives, the ISE Award Programme Series includes the ISE Southeast Award (Atlanta, GA), ISE Central Award (Dallas, TX), ISE Mid-Atlantic Award (Washington, DC), ISE United Kingdom and Ireland Award (London, England), ISE West Award (San Francisco, CA), ISE Northeast Award (New York, NY), and the ISE US National Award (Washington, D.C). For more information on this prestigious award series, visit

Contact Information

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    Bridget Greiner
    Executive Alliance, Inc.