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Netmail Announces Executive Appointment: Phil Van Etten as CEO

Posted by Debbie Howlett

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Jan 21, 2015 10:11:00 AM

Montreal, Canada

Netmail, a leading provider of email archiving, security, and storage management solutions for Microsoft Exchange and Novell GroupWise, today announced the appointment of Phil Van Etten as the company’s new President and CEO. Pierre Chamberland, founder and former CEO, will continue to serve on the Board of Directors and assist with various elements of the company's growth.

Phil has a wealth of expertise in managing fast-growing technology companies in the security and collaboration space. Prior to joining Netmail, he was CEO of Azaleos, which provided Managed Messaging & Collaboration services, primarily around Microsoft Exchange and Sharepoint. Azaleos was acquired by Avanade, one of Microsoft’s largest partners and majority owned by Accenture LLP in December of 2012. For the past two years, Phil was a Senior Vice President at Avanade in their Unified Communications and Collaboration Managed Services division. Prior to Azaleos, Phil was the COO/CFO of Security Network Access Control innovator, Sygate Technologies, which was acquired by Symantec in 2005.

“Phil’s leadership in managing high-growth companies and experience in the complex world of Enterprise Messaging and Collaboration systems is the perfect combination to help us accelerate our growth for the benefit of our Microsoft Exchange and Novell GroupWise clients, our technology partners like Caringo, Microsoft, VMware, IBM, and Eset, as well as our employee-shareholders,” said Pierre Chamberland, founder of Netmail.

“It's an exciting time to be at Netmail as we get ready to release new security and compliance technologies that wil continue to address increased vulnerabilities and improve email and collaboration performance in our customers' environments. 2015 will be a good year for Netmail,” said Phil Van Etten.    

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