New Managing Director for Pointsec in the UK

Martin Allen joins Pointsec in the UK as their new MD, succeeding Magnus Ahlberg, during a record year for sales and new customers which has so far seen a global growth of 60% compared with the previous year. In his last job Martin Allen drove sales across Europe for Lynuxworks a US-based company.

During his 25 years in business Martin Allen has increased driven sales and marketing for a number of software and hi-tech companies including Lynuxworks Inc, Synchrologic Inc. Microware Systems Corporation, and Verilog UK ltd. Following a classic career path that has led from sales exec to managing sales teams across UK and Internationally, Martin Allen has beaten targets and seen revenues increase. During which time he has opened international offices, recruited staff, and built strong channel partnerships across EMEA.

Martin Allen – Managing Director for Pointsec says “It is an exciting time to join Pointsec especially now that many large corporations have at long last recognized that mobile security has to be part of their long-term IT security strategy. I am looking forward to contributing to the record growth that Pointsec is currently experiencing and helping to increase the market share of the UK subsidiary.”

Thomas Bill, President of Pointsec said “Martin’s proven track record where he has driven sales and increased turnover in a very short time is of vital importance to Pointsec. There has never been so much interest in mobile security from large corporations needing to secure their mobile workers. It is therefore of paramount importance for Pointsec to capitalize on these opportunities and Martin is the right man to do this for Pointsec and to spear-head the UK team.”

About Pointsec
Pointsec is the worldwide de facto standard for mobile device security – with the most customers deployed, highest level of certification, and more complete device coverage than any other company. Pointsec delivers a trusted solution for automatic data encryption that guarantees proven protection at the most vulnerable point where sensitive enterprise data is stored – on mobile devices. By securing sensitive information stored on laptops, PDAs, smartphones, and removable media, enterprises and government organizations can protect and enhance their image, minimize risk, shield confidential data, guard information assets, and strengthen public and shareholder confidence. Pointsec’s customers include blue chip companies and government organizations around the world. Founded in 1988, Pointsec AB is a wholly owned subsidiary of Protect Data AB, publicly traded (PROT) on the Stockholm stock exchange. The company has four U.S. offices and 11 EMEA offices. Visit our web site at:

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