Censornet Names Information Security Veteran as Sales lead

Russell Zientek, former VP, CyberSecurity Division for Arrow Electronics will help to further accelerate growth in enterprise sales and amplify channel partnerships

San Francisco, California – June 8, 2016 – Censornet, the complete cloud security company, today announced that Russell Zientek has been named the company’s first vice president of sales for North America. Zientek will be responsible for executing Censornet’s sales strategy, focusing on accelerating its continued growth in the North American cloud security market and developing key channel partnerships. Zientek will be headquartered in Austin, Texas.

Zientek joins Censornet from Arrow ECS where he led the cybersecurity initiatives for all ECS North America lines of business, with responsibility for defining the go-to-market strategy for the cybersecurity division including sales, marketing and technical teams.

“Russell comes to us with a keen understanding of the rapid changes happening in all aspects of the IT security industry,” said Ed Macnair, CEO, Censornet. “As we continue our rapid growth in North America, Russell’s industry knowledge and successful track record, will be instrumental as we aggressively expand our global footprint.”

In 2005, Zientek was appointed CEO of Computerlinks North America, Inc., where he ran the North American business. In 2013, Computerlinks was acquired by Arrow Electronics. Previously, Zientek was Director of Professional and Technical Services for Computerlinks (UK) Ltd., and served as a member of the board of directors.

“I’m thrilled to be joining Censornet at such an opportune time for the company and the cloud security industry and look forward to developing new relationships with partners and customers as we expand and invest in the US market,” said Zientek. “Censornet’s unique ability to correlate events across web, cloud applications, authentication and email through a single centralized management dashboard is paramount to our success as a market leader.”

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