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Actifio Expands Global Sales Leadership with Two New Hires

November 20, 2017

Growth continues as Actifio adds new senior sales executives in the US and Germany

BOSTON, November 20, 2017 Actifio, the Data-as-a-Service company, today announced two industry veterans – Larry Irvin and Mario Werner – to the global management team. The new additions bring a wealth of management, sales and enterprise technology experience to Actifio, building on the company’s continued worldwide growth.

Mario Werner, joins Actifio as Country Manager Germany to lead sales and marketing for the DACH region. Bringing more than 20 years of software executive leadership experience, Werner will lead the charge to bring Data-as-a-Service to more customers and partners throughout Germany, Austria and Switzerland expanding Actifio’s reach in Europe. Prior to Actifio, Werner served as Director of Sales and Operations, CEMEA, at Catalogic. Other previous roles include Senior Manager of Data Protection of EMEA and Senior Manager of Data Protection Sales of Northern and Central Europe at Syncsort. Since early 2016 Werner also acts as Managing Partner at Glanzberg Genusswerkstatt, an online shop for fine wines.

Larry Irvin, who previously served as Director of U.S. Sales at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, joins as Actifio’s Regional Vice President of Sales, Northeast. Irvin brings extensive local management experience and executive relationships to Actifio, having served as District Sales Manager at Hewlett Packard, before becoming Director of U.S. Sales. He also served in leadership roles at CommVault and Sun Microsystems.

“Our mission is to deliver extraordinary business results to our customers,” Ash Ashutosh, Founder and CEO of Actifio. “Investing in the caliber of people we’re announcing today is key to realizing that mission. They bring new ideas and unique experiences to the table, along with the values all Actifians share: Customer-First, Accountability, Respect for the Individual, and Excellence in all we do. I am thrilled to welcome Mario and Larry to our team to fuel our continued global expansion.”

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About Actifio

Actifio is the world’s leading Data-as-a-Service (DaaS) platform. It enables thousands of users around the world to deliver their data just as they deliver their applications and infrastructure… as a service available instantly, anywhere. An enterprise-class software platform powered by patented Virtual Data Pipeline™ technology, Actifio frees data from traditional infrastructure to accelerate adoption of hybrid cloud, build higher quality applications faster, and improve business resiliency and availability. For more, visit or follow us on Twitter @Actifio.


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Meredith Kelly
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