Iomega announces appointment of Jan Jensen As Vice President of Sales in EMEA
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San Diego , September 29, 2008 . Iomega, an EMC company (NYSE: EMC) and a global leader in data protection and security, today announced that Jan Jensen has been appointed as Vice President of Sales in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), effective immediately.
Jensen will lead current business efforts in Europe and new business development across EMEA to spearhead Iomega’s geographic expansion as it becomes the preferred global provider of storage and network security solutions for consumers as well as small and mid-sized businesses.
“I am excited that Jan has joined the Iomega team,” said Jonathan Huberman, President of Iomega and the Consumer and Small Business Products Division at EMC. “Jan's superb leadership skills are well-established, and he will help us in extending our already strong presence in both the consumer and SMB markets in Europe. His international experience in business-to-business and consumer sales, marketing and brand positioning is an excellent asset for Iomega.”
Jensen brings more than 15 years of technology leadership experience to Iomega, most recently as President of ViewSonic Europe, where he oversaw the company's operations in EMEA.
“I am very happy to be joining Iomega and look forward to being a member of the team that leads the company to the next level of success,” said Jensen. “I am enthusiastic about our products and roadmap in the consumer and small business storage markets and look forward to doing my part to grow Iomega’s leadership in markets across EMEA.”
Prior to joining ViewSonic, Jensen was vice president of worldwide sales channels in EMEA at Proxim Wireless Networks, a global leader in wireless networking equipment. At Proxim, Jensen was instrumental in repositioning the company as a premium brand, while simultaneously developing and implementing new global sales strategies. Prior to his tenure at Proxim, Jensen held a variety of leadership roles around the globe, including deputy chief operating officer for Metro International; vice president of business in EMEA for Gateway; director of international channel management for Siemens Computer Systems; business unit manager for Compaq Computer; and various sales and marketing roles for Panasonic/Matsushita. In addition, Jensen also has served on the board of directors for Energy Solution International, the largest independent software vendor of pipeline operation and business management software solutions to the oil and gas pipeline industry. In this role, he provided vision and direction in the development of global sales and marketing strategies.
Jensen holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Business Economics from Aarhus School of Business Administration in Denmark.
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Iomega Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of EMC Corporation and headquartered in San Diego, is a worldwide leader in innovative storage and network security solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, consumers and others. The Company has sold more than 400 million digital storage drives and disks since its inception in 1980. Today, Iomega’s product portfolio includes industry leading network storage products, the ScreenPlay line of multimedia drives, external hard drives, and our award-winning removable storage technology, the REV ® Backup Drive. To learn about all of Iomega’s digital storage products and managed services solutions, please go to the Web at www.iomega.com. Resellers can visit Iomega at www.iomega.com/ipartner.
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