WALLIX presents Markus Westphal as New Director for Central Eastern Europe and expands presence in DACH

WALLIX, the fast growing company that provides solutions for managing privileged access for large and medium enterprises takes serious steps to foster its position on the DACH market. After announcing an 33 precent growth globally in 2015 WALLIX aims to continue its success story in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. By hiring the German IT veteran WALLIX has found the matching leader for the regional team.

Markus Westphal brings in 15 years of experience from different leading IT security vendors. Before joining WALLIX he led several international vendors to the road of success in DACH. He held leading positions at companies like Qualys, Sophos, Kobil Systems, SIX Telekurs or Wave Systems. Through his skills in IT security and enterprise software he has proven his ability to development channel driven sales networks and successfully establish companies on the German-speaking market.

“I am glad to take this new challenge. As French company WALLIX knows and understands the demands of its next-door neighbours. Our solutions with great references, decision-making processes and the overall spirit of our company are perfectly suited to answer the needs of new customers et convince the market in our region“, says Markus Westphal. “Our channel program will help to set up an highly-efficient partnerbased sales network and the Wallix AdminBastion Suite fills in a market gap. We as a team are confident to succeed” .

“Germany is a key priority for our growth strategy and I am happy that we have been able to put together a team with such experienced people. With Walter Karl and Markus Westphal we have completed a unique union of engineering, sales and business development knowledge” says Jean-Noël de Galzain, President of WALLIX. “All the members in the new DACH team are seen as experts in their field and gained their reputation for good reasons. It is great to feel them committed in our approach.”

The SC Magazine shares positive opinion on WALLIX and the WAB Suite, as well. The magazine elected the solution as «Best Buy» with 5 stars rating in all categories ! One of the key sentence is : “For its unique approach to the entire privileged account management problem, we make WALLIX our Best Buy.” To learn more, read here.

WALLIX has taken first steps on the German speaking market in Autumn 2015 and is committed to continue its growth in the DACH region. With an own team, an improved channel program and existing base of customers in all three countries of the region the stage has been set to deliver results soon.

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