Integralis AG: Chief Executive Officer Georg Magg to leave the Company/Simon Church appointed new Chief Executive Officer of Integralis AG
Ismaning, Germany, Wednesday 5 September, 2012 – Prime Standard-listed Integralis AG, a global provider of IT Security and Information Risk Management solutions, has announced an important change to its Management Board (Vorstand). Georg Magg has resigned from his office as a member of the board of directors (Vorstand) as well as from his position as Chief Executive Officer (Vorstandsvorsitzender) of Integralis AG with effect as of 5 September 2012. Simon Church, the current Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Integralis AG, is promoted to the role of Chief Executive Officer (Vorstandsvorsitzender), Integralis AG, effective 6 September 2012 and will continue to work alongside Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Heiner Luntz to drive the strategic direction and global growth of the company. The role of COO will not be backfilled.
Luc Loos, Chairman of Integralis AG’s Supervisory Board, said: “We would like to thank Georg for his outstanding achievements in driving Integralis’ growth, particularly his role in overseeing the acquisition of a majority shareholding by NTT Communications Group in 2009 and building the strong team that we have today. Following almost seven successful years in the Vorstand, Georg has informed us that he is ready to step down and pursue other activities.
“Simon has got to know the company inside and out in his previous roles as UK Managing Director, and more recently as Chief Operating Officer of Integralis AG. We are confident that he is the right person to lead Integralis through the next stage of our global growth; in turn the combination of Simon and Heiner Luntz has proven to be a strong management team,” he added.
Integralis CEO Simon Church added: “These are exciting times for Integralis. With the ongoing partnership with NTT we are in an excellent position to develop and launch new service-led solutions and support our customers worldwide. Uniquely, we offer a portfolio of global security, governance, risk and compliance solutions that blend expert consulting, managed services and the most appropriate technologies. I am looking forward to leading Integralis to further success along this path.”
Simon Church joined the Vorstand as Chief Operating Officer in April 2011. He initially joined Integralis as UK Managing Director in August 2009, bringing with him extensive experience in Managed Security Services with successes worldwide. Prior to Integralis, Simon was Vice President of Security Services at VeriSign, where he held global responsibility for VeriSign’s Managed Security Services, Security Consulting and Threat Intelligence. Prior to that, Simon was Vice President and General Manager, EMEA at NetIQ, and launched and successfully grew the EMEA subsidiary of Mission Critical Software. He joined Integralis from VeriSign in August 2009, bringing 21 years of experience in the IT industry to the company.
Integralis provides IT Security and Information Risk Management solutions on a global basis. We deliver a portfolio of managed security, business infrastructure, consulting and technology integration services. We help organizations lower IT costs and increase the depth of security protection, compliance and service availability. Integralis is headquartered in Ismaning, Germany and part of the NTT Communications Group, owned by NTT (Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation), one of the largest telecommunications companies in the world. For more information, visit www.integralis.com.
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