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O'Shaughnessy leaves Neverfail for Accellion

Wiull manage existing channel relationships throughout the region

Niche vendor, Accellion, has appointed Kieran O’Shaughnessy as its new director of sales for Asia-Pacific.

In the role, O’Shaughnessy will be responsible for managing existing channel relationships throughout the region, as well as establishing new ones.

He has previous worked for similarly-niche disaster recovery vendor, Neverfail, a role he took up mid-2008. He has also held roles within Sage and the SCO Group during his 17 years of industry experience.

“Growing security and compliance concerns are driving corporations and government agencies to implement a more secure, easy-to-use method for sharing confidential files,” senior vice-president for sales at Accellion, Gary Rogers, said in a statement.

“Kieran’s deep knowledge of the file transfer space and proven track record of success in helping customers solve their file transfer needs make him an ideal fit for this new role.”