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With immediate effect, Katja Pryss has assumed leadership of Steganos, having worked as director of marketing for Steganos since 2004. Michael Marzy, interim managing director, will continue to advise Steganos until he leaves on 23 April 2009.

07 April, 2009 - Steganos, an expert in encryption and privacy software, has announced that Katja Pryss has taken over as managing director. She follows Michael Marzy, who has led Steganos and strategically realigned the business as interim managing director during the last 15 months. Katja Pryss was previously responsible for marketing at Steganos.

“I have completed what I set out to do at Steganos,” said Michael Marzy. “It was exciting, challenging and constructive. I am convinced that in Katja Pryss, Steganos has found the right person to lead the business. She is intimately acquainted with the company, its customers and its markets, and will be able to bring fresh stimulus to those target groups. Steganos will benefit greatly from her leadership style.”

Katja Pryss sees encryption as a market that is still young with strong growth potential. “Steganos is well positioned as market leader in security and usability,” she said. “In addition, I know I have an extremely experienced team behind me, that will tackle the challenges ahead with complete enthusiasm. That is why I decided to take on the post of managing director. Now it is up to me and the team, to build on Steganos’s success so far in Europe and beyond.”

About Steganos and its products:
Since 1996, Steganos GmbH has been offering highly secure and easy to use data protection tools that guard on and offline data. Our innovations include the world’s first commercially available steganography application, which allows users to conceal data in pictures and sound files. Steganos also pioneered the world’s first commercially available encryption software with AES technology (Advanced Encryption Standard). Our innovations—along with consistent national and international press awards—have made Steganos synonymous with quality privacy protection. That’s why millions of users worldwide trust and use Steganos.

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