Astaro Appoints New Board Member and Chief Financial Officer

From: Astaro
Published: Tue Mar 02 2010


Astaro Corporation (http://www.astaro.com), the leading European UTM vendor, announced that it has supplemented its management team with Frank Nellissen, an experienced senior executive with extensive financial, operational and business management experience. Previously with a publicly listed Industry Holding Company as Chief Financial Officer, Frank Nellissen now takes over the position of Chief Financial Officer at Astaro.

Frank Nellissen is responsible for finance, internal IT and HR, and has broad experience in financial, operational and business management with a wide spectrum of organisations. He joined Astaro from CfC Industriebeteiligungen, where he served as Managing Director / CFO since 2007. Prior to this position, Frank held the position of CEO at Consumer Imaging specialist AgfaPhoto. Before that, he served as CFO for the Online Business of Arcor, the fixed-line broadband business of UKís Vodafone group. In addition to Masterís degrees in economics and business administration, Frank Nellissen also holds a PhD in economics.

About Astaro Corporation
Astaro offers the most complete and easy to use Internet security appliances available. Astaroís award-winning products provide the latest protection with the best total cost of ownership. Software, hardware and virtual appliance offerings provide users the flexibility to meet a wide variety of deployment scenarios. Distributed by a growing worldwide network of more than 2,500 certified partners, more than 50,000 installations of Astaro products protect over 100,000 networks. Astaro, headquartered in Wilmington, Massachusetts, USA and Karlsruhe, Germany, offers free downloads of its products at www.astaro.com.

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