HP has announced the appointment of Lorna Hardie as the HP Enterprise Security Product (ESP) Sales Manager for South Africa and Africa, effective 1 October 2012.
“Lorna will be working closely with the pre-sales and respective software teams, and more specifically with Clive Brindley, the HP Software Country Manager for South Africa,” says Frank van Rees, Managing Director, HP South Africa. “Together, their goal is to ensure success for HP ESP and that the local market benefits from the sound experience and offering we can bring.”
HP’s Enterprise Security Solutions Portfolio comprises the combination of industry leading solutions encompassing over 160 products and services from HP ArcSight, Tipping Point and Fortify.
“Leveraging HP’s stance as the only vendor that has all the pieces to deliver security intelligence and risk management to the modern enterprise – market-leading security solutions, market-dominating security research, and the support of an ecosystem of security industry partners that is second to none, makes this role very exciting to me,” says Hardie.
Hardie is a veteran at HP, having worked for the company for over 12 years. She brings with her a diverse and extensive career including managing the Imaging and Printing Division for English Africa, and Channel for Southern Africa. She also served as HP Networking Country Manager for South Africa, and more recently Global Account Executive responsible for Nedbank and MTN South Africa.