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Guelph, Ontario, Canada, 2008/03/18 - Andrew Coutts accepts the role of President at Netsweeper Inc., a global Internet Content Filtering software organization that empowers organizations to guard against Internet threats and to offer Internet end users a secure.
“I am excited to announce Andrew’s arrival at Netsweeper. With the Internet content filtering industry in growth mode and numerous international opportunities on the horizon, it is imperative that we add the minds of proven leaders to our team,” said Perry Roach, co-founder and CEO of Netsweeper. “Andrew brings with him an abundance of experience that will positively impact every aspect of our business by ensuring that we are doing the right things to succeed as a global enterprise.”
Andrew joins Netsweeper with over 25 years of progressive and executive experience in the software and technology industry. His career began at Software AG where Andrew advanced through the ranks, ultimately leading operations in North America as the COO. In 1999, Andrew accepted the role of President and CEO at Databeacon, an Ottawa-based start-up in the field of business intelligence. For the past two years, Andrew has held the position of President for Next Analytics before making the decision to move over to Netsweeper Inc.
“I elected to join Netsweeper due to the tremendous opportunity this business possesses in a market that is gaining significant international awareness. I am also fortunate to have inherited such a strong team that truly has the heart and desire to contribute to the growth and success of the business,” said Andrew.
Andrew will be responsible for managing the day-to-ay operations of the business with the assistance of the senior management team in place. Perry Roach will remain CEO and will focus on international opportunities while leading the sales division.
About Netsweeper, Inc.
Netsweeper Inc. (netsweeper.com) empowers organizations to guard against Internet abuse and to offer their end users a secure, productive Internet experience, protected from harmful, malicious and inappropriate content. Netsweeper provides intelligent, network and workstation based web filtering technology to corporations, Internet service providers, educational institutions, government organizations and OEM partners around the world. Since its inception in 1999, Netsweeper has grown dramatically with offices and distribution channels in the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, South America, and South Africa.