Accellion Appoints Gary Rogers as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales

Security and Compliance Drive Demand for Managed File Transfer Solutions

November 11, 2009 –

Palo Alto, California – November 11, 2009 — Managed file transfer vendor, Accellion, Inc. announced today that Gary Rogers has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Mr. Rogers’ will lead Accellion’s worldwide enterprise sales efforts to meet the increasing demand for managed file transfer solutions that secure the transfer of intellectual property and confidential information subject to compliance regulations.

“The managed file transfer space has evolved significantly over the past few years. Security and compliance concerns are driving corporations and government agencies to implement managed file transfer systems to avoid costly data breaches,” said Yorgen Edholm, president and CEO of Accellion. “As customer demand continues to drive worldwide growth for Accellion, Mr. Rogers’ 20 plus years of experience leading global software sales is a welcome addition to the Accellion team. Having worked with on-demand hosted solutions, his knowledge will be extremely beneficial as we build upon Accellion’s cloud offerings.”

"Accellion is a global leader in managed file transfer solutions and I am pleased to leverage my experience in building high-performing sales operations with the significant momentum it has in this market," said Mr. Rogers.

Previously Mr. Rogers was President of Bridge Performance Solutions where he established and built channels and plans in the US and Europe in conjunction with Microsoft and other global IT solution providers. He served as Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing at USi where he was instrumental in establishing the company as the leading ASP. He also served as Vice President of Sales for Clarus Corp. and led the early growth of this firm.

Gary received a BA and completed graduate work at the State University of New York.

About Accellion
Accellion, Inc. is a profitable, well-funded, private company that provides enterprise-class mobile file sharing solutions to enable secure, anytime, anywhere access to information while ensuring enterprise security and compliance. More than 9 million users and 1,600 of the world’s leading corporations and government agencies including Procter & Gamble; Activision; Indiana University Health; Kaiser Permanente; Foley & Mansfield; Lovells; Bridgestone; Ogilvy & Mather; Harvard University; Guinness World Records; US Securities and Exchange Commission; and NASA use Accellion to protect intellectual property, ensure compliance, improve business productivity and reduce IT costs. Accellion file sharing solutions can be deployed on public, private and hybrid cloud environments and provide the ease-of-use business users need while giving the enterprise organization the flexibility, scalability and protection it needs. For more information please visit or call (650)-485-4300. Follow Accellion’s Blog, Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.