G DATA: Walter Schumann takes over Sales and Marketing Executive Portfolio
German IT security provider sets course for international expansion.
"G DATA is already very well positioned in German-speaking countries and offers its customers an excellent solutions portfolio with very good service," says Walter Schumann. "I regard my main tasks as the continued development and sharpening of our expansion strategy at the national and international level. In the B2B market, I see enormous potential for growth for our company in the solutions for mid-sized companies sector. Making G DATA the leading German provider for virus protection solutions is our declared goal for the years ahead."
The 56-year-old manager is a proven industry expert and previously held leading positions in international IT security companies, including senior vice president of sales for security specialist Astaro, general manager for Central and Eastern Europe at content security provider Clearswift, and managing director EMEA of Zone Labs. Most recently, Walter Schumann served as general manager and vice president of international sales at Eleven GmbH, with responsibility for commercial transactions.
The board of G DATA Software AG still consists of three members: Kai Figge (HR and finance), Andreas Lüning (technology) and Walter Schumann (sales and marketing).