CENTENNIAL, Colorado, – (July 23, 2018) – VirtualArmour International Inc. (CSE:VAI) (3V3:F) (OTCQB:VTLR), a premier cybersecurity managed services provider, has appointed Michael Panec as its new chief financial officer.
“We welcome Michael’s extensive operational and financial experience and seasoned capabilities, including the development and implementation of financial management platforms,” said VirtualArmour CEO, Russ Armbrust. “Michael’s particular knowledge and operational skill set will enable us to better capitalize on the emerging opportunities in the fast-growing cybersecurity market.”
Panec most recently served as chief operating officer at Innovest Systems, a provider of technology-driven services for trust and wealth management companies and investment advisors. He earlier served in several roles of increasing responsibilities at Innovest, including as COO of its payment and fulfillment divisions, CFO of the Trust & Wealth division, and as director of technology. While serving as CFO of the Trust & Wealth division, he formalized its financial reporting and accounting function, and established standard practices to support growth and promote efficiency.
“Having been responsible for critical financial systems, I know the need for effective, proactive protection against cyber attacks is essential for any enterprise,” commented Panec. “I was attracted to VirtualArmour since it offers best-in-class cybersecurity solutions that is evident by an industry-leading 100% customer retention rate, including several Fortune 500 companies. I look forward to supporting VirtualArmour’s growth and especially the further expansion of its managed and professional services.”
Before Innovest, Panec served as technology director at Optech Systems, where he was responsible for systems development and participated in the launch of a mutual fund trading platform that lead to a joint venture and eventual profitable sale. Panec earlier served as vice president and manager of technology at Bankers Trust Company and Security Pacific National Bank.
VirtualArmour International is a global cybersecurity and managed services provider that delivers customized solutions to help businesses build, monitor, maintain and secure their networks.
The company maintains 24/7 client monitoring and service management with specialist teams located in its U.S. and UK-based security operation centers. Through partnerships with best-in-class technology providers, VirtualArmour delivers leading hardware and software solutions for customers that are both sophisticated and scalable, and backed by industry-leading customer service and experience. VirtualArmour’s proprietary CloudCastr client portal and prevention platform provides clients with unparalleled access to real-time reporting on threat levels, breach prevention and overall network security.
VirtualArmour services a wide range of clients, which include Fortune 500 companies and several industry sectors in over 30 countries across five continents. For further information, visit www.virtualarmour.com.
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