Katya Ivanova has been promoted to Chief Sales Officer to lead the Acronis sales organisation globally.
Ivanova is a recognised multinational sales leader with experience in APAC, Europe and the Middle East, North America, and LATAM markets. Most recently, Ivanova managed over 300 professionals as the company's Worldwide Inside Sales Vice President.
With proven team leadership, sales expertise, and successful partner relations, Ivanova will expand Acronis' global sales while increasing awareness of the Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud Platform.
Ivanova started at Acronis as a Support Engineer in August 2011. She first led a support sales project during her role as Senior Manager in Global Support Vendor Management and successfully generated more than 70% growth in revenue (in the first year), after which switching over to Senior Inside Sales and Renewals before assuming her prior position of Worldwide Inside Sales Vice President in February 2019.
As Acronis' Chief Sales Officer, Ivanova will expand upon her documented history of driving double-digit sales growth worldwide.
"Katya has demonstrated drive and ambition throughout her Acronis career which has seen her quickly rising through the ranks to one of the highest sales positions in the company," says Patrick Pulvermueller, CEO, Acronis.
"I have no doubt this recent promotion will allow her to continue to build upon her successful corporate journey."
Ivanova will use her industry experience and sales excellence to amplify the reach of Acronis cyber protection products.
"I am extremely excited and motivated to expand upon our current success to protect our loyal customer base from the rise in cyber-attacks. I intend to help the team deliver the best possible experience, thereby strengthening the cooperation with our customers and partners." says Ivanova.
"Cyberattacks continue to increase worldwide, so it is more important than ever for security leaders to effectively and efficiently protect their businesses."